Drop In Centre

Site: Drop In Centre

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Record #: GCL1686 Last Modified: 15 Jun 2015 Last Full Update: 17 Mar 2015
Contact Information
Alternate NameUnion Gas Winter Warmth ; Welcome In Drop In Corporation
Office Phone519-837-0080
Websitewww.ibvm.ca/works/justice/welcome-drop-in
Primary ContactSister Christine Leyser
Alternate ContactMelissa Holland, Utilities Assistance
Site LocationGuelph-Downtown
Located In CommunityGuelph
Address & Map
23 Gordon St
Guelph, ON N1H 4G9
 
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IntersectionGordon St and Nottingham St
AccessibilityFully Accessible
Description & Services
Description (Service)Low cost meals, friendship, support and guidance on a drop-in basis * serves two meals a day (light breakfast and snacks)  
 
Services also include: 
* emergency assistance with transportation costs and baby needs 
* access to social services - outreach workers from the Canadian Mental Health Association Waterloo Wellington Dufferin, Guelph Community Health Centre 
* assistance with foot and hair care needs 
* emergency shelters (for women and children, men) by referral from the Drop In Centre 
* long-term supportive housing  
* Last Months Rent Fund assists individuals to obtain housing by providing financial assistance required for last month's rent deposit and/or HALF of required hydro deposit
Sup. DescriptionThe Drop In Centre will phone landlords and other services to advocate for individuals requiring housing support or assistance with utilities.
HoursMon-Sun 5 am-2:30 pm
Areas ServedGuelph ; Wellington County
EligibilityIndividuals in need of guidance and support services due to issues of mental illness, isolation and economic marginalization
ApplicationCall or visit centre for assistance
LanguagesEnglish
Other Details
Legal Status(50) Non Profit ; (51) Registered Charity
Established1983
FundingGrants ; Donations ; United Way
Subjects
Service CategoriesCongregate Meals/Nutrition Sites ; Drop In Centres ; Housing Expense Assistance ; Street Outreach Programs ; Transportation Expense Assistance ; Utility Assistance