Drop In Centre

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Record #: GCL1686 Last Modified: 09 Apr 2014 Last Full Update: 17 Mar 2014
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
DescriptionLow 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 5am - 2:30pm
DatesAll year
Areas ServedGuelph ; Wellington County
LanguagesEnglish
Other Details
Service Level(50) Non Profit ; (51) Registered Charity
Established1983
FundingGrants ; Donations ; United Way
Subjects
Service CategoriesBaby Clothing ; Christmas Meals ; Congregate Meals/Nutrition Sites ; Drop In Centres ; Formula/Baby Food ; Housing Expense Assistance ; Street Outreach Programs ; Transportation Expense Assistance ; Transportation Expense Assistance ; Utility Assistance
SubjectsDrop-in centres ; Emergency financial assistance ; Financial assistance ; Food ; Free services ; Reduced cost services ; Shelters ; Supportive housing