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Community Organizations and Services

Whether you are looking to volunteer, become a member, or register for a specific service or group, Amherstburg's many community organizations appeal to a variety of its citizens' needs and interests.

Amherstburg Community Services

Employment Assistance

Essex County Library

Service Ontario

Amherstburg Community Foundation

Making Amherstburg the Best Small Town in Ontario to Live, Visit and Enjoy!


The Amherstburg Community Foundation will enhance the quality of life and assist in meeting the needs of the Town of Amherstburg, its residents and its visitors by maintaining a charitable fund and applying those funds to those initiatives which benefit directly or indirectly those who make this town their home or choose to make it their vacation destination.
Community Mediation Windsor Essex

Community mediation can be an effective alternative to resolving conflict/disagreements without going through the formal court/legal system.  Community mediation is not a legal process and we do not provide legal advice. However, we support parties engaged in a variety of disputes to reach a mutually agreed upon solution without the time and expense of going through the legal system. CMWE does not handle family issues such as divorce, separation, custody or estates. CMWE also does not handle commercial disputes if significant sums of money are involved.

FREE SERVICE that helps individuals and families to resolve conflicts or disagreements, such as:

  • Disagreements between neighbours, roommates, colleagues, service providers, or contractors, etc
  • Issues between property owners and tenants.
  • Conflicts at school, at volunteer activities, or in the workplace, etc,
  • Disputes between family member


United Way

United Way has been a proud member of the Windsor-Essex County community for 70 years thanks to the generous support of thousands of donors and volunteers.  In alignment with our values and beliefs that Amherstburg is a "Compassionate Caring Community", staff and administration host yearly campaigns to raise awareness and funds in support of the United Way programs and priorities: 

  1. Reducing poverty
  2. Supporting Children and Families
  3. Strengthening Communities

Every dollar counts and all donations stay in the local community.  Give today!


Your donation stays in your community.



Scouts Canada 2nd Amherstburg Group

With more than 100,000 members, Scouts Canada is the nation's premier youth-serving organization. Scouts have fun adventures discovering new things and experiences they wouldn't discover elsewhere. Along the way they develop into capable, confident and well-rounded individuals, better prepared for success in the world.

Location: Anderdon Public School

Programs: Beaver and Cub Scouts

Darryl Walker


Girl Guides of Canada - Camp Bryerswood

Girl Guides of Canada-Guides du Canada (GGC) is the leading organization for girls and women in Canada, with 83,000 members across the country. Guiding provides a safe environment that invites girls and young women to challenge themselves, find their voice, meet new friends, have fun and make a difference in the world.

6480 Texas, Anderdon, ON N0R 1J0

(519) 948-5974

Camp Bryerswood

Cathy Meyers:


The House Youth Centre

The House is a non-denominational youth centre that has dedicated the last four decades to serving the community by helping today's youth become tomorrow's leaders. This is done through a variety of outlets for self-expression, recreation, creativity and community service. The lessons and the life skills that they're gaining through our program are crucial elements on their journey to becoming independent, productive and influential members of our community.

The Amherstburg Community HUB at 320 Richmond Street, Amherstburg ON, N9V 1H4 


House of Shalom Facebook Page

Amherstburg Minor Hockey Association

Amherstburg Minor Soccer Association

P.O. Box 252, Amherstburg, Ontario N9V 2Z4

(519) 816-2298

Amherstburg Minor Soccer

Amherstburg Minor Baseball Association

(519) 791-0852

Amherstburg Minor Baseball

Amherstburg Minor Baseball Facebook Page

Skate Amherstburg

Office Located at the Libro Centre 3295 Meloche Rd., Amherstburg, ON N9V 2Y8


Skate Amherstburg Facebook Page

Skate Amherstburg Twitter Page
The Miracle League of Amherstburg

As the first league in Canada, the Miracle League of Amherstburg strives to provide the sport of baseball to persons with physical disabilities and intellectual disabilities of all ages.

Field Address: Libro Centre, 3295 Meloche Rd., Amherstburg, ON N9V 2Y8

Mailing Address: 60 Sandwich St. South, Amherstburg, ON N9V 1Z4


The Miracle League of Amherstburg Facebook Page

202 Fort Malden Windsor Regiment RCAC

The 202nd Fort Malden Windsor Regiment Army Cadet Corps is a nonprofit youth organization designed to promote leadership, community service, physical fitness and generate an interest in the Canadian Armed Forces among youth in Canada.


Fort Malden Regiment Facebook Page

Fort Malden Golden Age Club

This club allows older adults to meet people in our community, make new friends, and participate in fun activities that can enrich their lives.

It is a long-standing membership club open to any person. However, since our activities are almost constant during the day (Mon to Fri), all our members are retired and live in the Amherstburg area and its surrounding locations. Please take the time to read about all of our club activities and upcoming events.


Amherstburg Community Services
Independent Living: We all want to live safely and independently in our own homes.  As we age though, we often face unique challenges and barriers to independent aging.  At ACS, we want to be the answer to those challenges. Click on the images below to learn more about some of the services we provide and how they can help you!

Active Living:  Retirement often comes with some extra free time and so many opportunities to fill it with. Whether you’re looking for a way to make new friends, learn new skills, or just stay busy, we can help. Our community is full of active seniors, and we want to help you stay active. Click on the images below to learn more, or click the button to become a volunteer.


Provincial Marine Amherstburg Re-Enactment Unit

A non-profit organization dedicated to promoting the early history of Canada, especially the War of 1812. They are self-supporting and receive no funding from the town of Amherstburg. Our headquarters is at the "Commissariat" King's Navy Yard Park, 224 Dalhousie Street, Amherstburg, Ontario.

Provincial Marine Facebook Page

Provincial Marine Twitter Page

Provincial Marine Youtube Channel

Amherstburg Fort Malden Horticultural Society

The Amherstburg Fort Malden Horticultural Society plants and tends to their garden in the Navy Yard Park and garden at Victoria Street Community Centre. They meet and share information to educate its members about best horticultural practices.

(519) 980-6182

AFMHS Facebook Page

Bellevue Cultural Foundation

A clutch of citizens formed the Friends of Belle Vue in 2008 as their concern for the deteriorating state of the building grew. The Friends of Belle Vue became the Belle Vue Cultural Foundation (BCF) three years ago in a move that allows them to raise funds in hopes of purchasing and preserving the Belle Vue House, a mansion located at 525 Dalhousie Street.

Friends of Bellevue Facebook Page

Amherstburg Historical Site Association

The A.H.S.A. is a non-profit organization with a charitable designation. It was formed in 1973 and was created in order to research, restore and preserve places of historic significance in the Amherstburg area. The group's achievements include the development of the Park House Museum, the restoration of the Gibb House and restoration of the Matthew Pollard Pensioner's Cottage.


Wings Wildlife Rehabilitation Centre

Wings Wildlife Rehabilitation Centre is a charitable, non-profit organization of volunteers founded by Nancy Phillips and Shirley Moor in 1991. At Wings, you'll find complete wildlife rehabilitation services for all God's wildlife creatures. These include baby birds that are raised through the hatchling, nestling and fledgling stages; nursing mammals; and injured or otherwise compromised adult mammals and birds.

5281 Middleside Road, County Road 10, Amherstburg, Ontario N9V 2Y9

(519) 736-8172

Wings Facebook Page

Lifestyle Enrichment

Kinsmen Club of Harrow (District 1, Zone H)

Kin Canada members are a diverse group of men and women of all ages and backgrounds that come together on a regular basis to "Serve the Community's Greatest Need". There are more than 500 Kinsmen, Kinette and Kin clubs from coast to coast making up more than 6800 members nationwide.

P.O. Box 315, Harrow, ON. N0R 1G0

President: Tim Olson

AMA Sportsman Association

Founded in 1930, the AMA Sportsman Association is dedicated to its intent for The Preservation and Propagation of Fish and Game. The Association is also a venue for fishermen and hunters to get together to share experiences and preserve and promote their beloved sports met at various establishments.

468 Lowes Side Road, Amherstburg, Ontario N9V 2Y8

(519) 736-5706

Knights of Columbus Amherstburg Council #2110

The Order has been called "the right arm of the Church," and has been praised by popes, presidents and other world leaders. Councils throughout the order are dedicated in their service to the Church and communities. Individual councils hold many fundraising events throughout the year to help those in need.

190 Richmond St., Amherstburg, ON N9V 1G4


Royal Canadian Legion Fort Malden Branch 157

The Royal Canadian Legion is Canada's largest Veteran support and community service organization. Our more than 300,000 members in over 1400 Branches across Canada make a difference in the lives of Veterans and their families, provide essential services within our communities, and remember the men and women who made the ultimate sacrifice for our Country.

281 Dalhousie Street, Amherstburg, Ontario, N9V 1X1

General inquiries: 519-736-4485

Office hours: Monday and Wednesday 10:30am-1:30pm or by appointment.

Fort Malden Branch 157 Facebook Page

Amherstburg Lions Club

Lions meet the needs of local communities and the world every day because they share a core belief - to serve their community. Lions Clubs International is the world's largest service club organization with more than 1.4 million members in approximately 46,000 clubs in more than 200 countries and geographical areas around the world.

 (519) 736-6564

The Rotary Club of Amherstburg

Our members are proud to serve our community on a local and international level. Rotary membership gives men and women an opportunity to forge new friendships and share the rewards of helping others through volunteer service.

Amherstburg Optimist Club

The Amherstburg Optimist Club is a part of Optimist International, a worldwide organization whose motto is "Friend of Youth".  Most of their activities involve children or are for the benefit of the Youth of their Community.

Amherstburg Optimist Club Facebook Page

Thistle Masonic Lodge No. 34

68 Murray Street Amherstburg Ontario

Secretary - R. W. Bro. Paul Barber, 3395 Concession Road 3 North, Amherstburg, ON N9V 2Y9


Thistle Masonic Lodge Facebook Page

Community Living Essex County (Amherstburg Branch)

Since 1961 Community Living Essex County, a non-profit, registered charitable organization has been committed to assisting people of all ages who have an intellectual disability and their families throughout Essex County.

260 Bathurst St, Amherstburg, ON, N9V 1Y9

(519) 736-5077

Community Living Essex County Facebook Page

Community Living Essex County Twitter Page