Muslim Social Services

We are emerging from a very difficult time and things are still not very easy with growing inflation and rising costs. In these uncertain times, our community members experience a lot of stress and strain and often need help. That is where MSS comes in. With your support, we have been able to support our community in the last two years in significant ways. Here are a few stories that help in affirming what we do

This is the link to our newsletter

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At MSS we wish to continue to provide culturally and spiritually sensitive humanitarian and social services to the Muslim and non-Muslim communities of the Waterloo Region. We are committed to offering a wide range of community programs that empower men and women, build resilience in youth, break the isolation circles in seniors, and much more. Our programs such as:

  • Progressive leadership Women’s group,
  • English Literacy,
  • Resilient youth,
  • Neighbours helping Neighbours,
  • Computer Literacy,
  • Family Art Express,
  • Healing through Art, and
  • Summer camp for kids

have helped (more than 300 people).

Our counseling both individual and group counseling reached more than 150 people proud to offer our services free of cost, or on a sliding scale. We never deny help to anyone.

In these difficult times, our Ramadan food program served 250 families and we served meals to more than 800 people during Ramadan Iftars. We held several community gatherings that brought people together to share a meal and get to know their neighbors of this wouldn’t have been possible without your help. We are grateful for every dollar you have given us, and every hour of support you have offered us as a volunteer.

One of our specialties at Muslim Social Services Waterloo Region is our counselling service. MSS provides professional and confidential counseling for clients of all backgrounds ensuring nobody is turned away. Our service is carried out by highly qualified trained therapists registered with the Ontario College of Social Workers and Social Service Workers, providing expert assistance. We provide various forms of therapeutic approaches to clients from various

backgrounds. Our therapeutic approaches include trauma-informed practice, family therapy,

couples therapy, youth therapy, and talk therapy. Therapeutic services provided by MSS deliver trauma-informed therapy and CBT-based therapy, as well as Solution-focused based therapy and other techniques that best suit our clients. For more information about our counseling services visit the link below:

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Your contribution is an investment in your community. You are making a difference in the lives of refugees, newcomers, survivors of family violence, those struggling to make ends meet, people of all ages who have experienced trauma, and so many others. As the year approached its end, we hope you will consider MSS as your gift. If you wish to donate, you can use the Canada Helps website to receive an instant tax receipt:

We are grateful for your ongoing support.


Duaa Al-Aghar

Executive Director

Muslim Social Services of KW

65 Hanson Ave, Kitchener, ON N2C 2H6

519-772-4399 ext. 2707