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Welcome In Drop In Centre

Contact Information
Office Phone 519-837-0080
Fax 519-837-2637
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Agency Information
Description (Agency) Operates a drop-in centre, a shelter for women and children, and a men's shelter and long-term supportive housing.
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Established 1983
Primary Executive Sister Christine Leyser, Director
Funding Grants ; Donations ; United Way
Description and Service Details
Description (Service) Volunteer run drop-in centre provides: 
* 2 full meals a day, light breakfast and snacks  
* support and liasion with social services  
* emergency transportation costs assistance  
* assistance with many baby needs  
* access to assistance with foot and hair care 
* outreach workers available from Canadian Mental Health Association, Community Mental Health Clinic and Guelph Community Health Centre 
* Last Months Rent Fund program assists individuals in obtaining housing  
* centre will phone landlords and other services to advocate for individuals requiring housing support or assistance with Hydro and Gas  
Elizabeth's Place: 
* emergency, overnight accommodation and meals for women and children * total capacity 9 women and children * time at shelter limited to 28 days  
Stepping Stone: 
* emergency, overnight accommodation and meals for men * total capacity 17 men * time at shelter limited to 21 days  
Dwelling Place: 
* long-term supportive housing for up to 5 adults 
* non-profit housing development offers permanent low rental accommodation those accessing the services of the Welcome in Drop in Centre
Hours Call for information
Areas Served Guelph ; Guelph-Eramosa ; Wellington County
Eligibility Ages: 21 year(s) and up 
And any accompanying children
Application Contact for information
Languages English
Fees None
Site Information
Located In Community Guelph
Address & Map
23 Gordon St
Guelph, ON N1H 4G9
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Intersection Gordon St and Wellington St E
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Categories and Classification
HCSD Main Heading Community Programs ; Disabilities ; Food ; Income Programs ; Older Adults
HCSD Sub Heading Assistance Programs ; Drop-In Centres ; Meals for People with Disabilities ; Meals for Seniors ; Meals for Seniors / People with Disabilities
Service Categories Disaster Related Shelter Services ; Drop In Centres for People at Risk ; General Benefits Assistance ; Homeless Shelter ~ Men ; Homeless Shelter ~ Women ; Individual Advocacy ~ Housing Issues ; Individual Advocacy ~ Utility Issues ; Rental Deposit Assistance ; Senior Meals ; Transportation Expense Assistance

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