Welcome In Drop In Corporation

Contact Information
Office Phone 519-837-0080
Website www.ibvm.ca/works/justice/welcome-drop-in
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
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 
 
Yorkhaven: 
* 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
Categories and Classification
Service Categories Congregate Meals/Nutrition Sites ; Disaster Related Shelter Services ; Drop In Centres ; General Benefits Assistance ; Hairdressing/Nail Care ~ Medical Expense Assistance ; Housing Expense Assistance ; Individual Advocacy ~ Housing Issues ; Individual Advocacy ~ Utility Issues ; Medical Expense Assistance ~ Podiatry/Foot Care ; Secured Supportive Housing Units ; Transportation Expense Assistance

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