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Drop In Centre

Site: Drop In Centre

Service: Emergency Shelters, Supportive Housing, Utilities Assistance

Contact Information
Alternate Name Drop In Center ; Drop-in Centre ; Elizabeth Place ; LEAP Utility Agency Partner ; Stepping Stone ; Welcome In Drop In Corporation ; Winter Warmth Fund
Office Phone 519-837-0080
Social Media Facebook
Alternate Contact Melissa Holland, Utilities Assistance
Primary Executive Gail Hoekstra, Executive Director
Site Location Guelph-Downtown
Located In Community Guelph
Address & Map
23 Gordon St
Guelph, ON N1H 4G9
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Intersection Gordon St and Nottingham St
Physical Access Fully Accessible - Gordon St location
Description & Services
Description (Service) Provides emergency housing and shelter for males and females: 
* THE STEPPING STONE emergency shelter - emergency food and housing for men for 21 days; referrals to social workers and community services (mental health, addictions, financial assistance depending on the needs of the individual); after hours call 519-837-0633 
* ELIZABETH PLACE - emergency, overnight accommodation to women and children up to age 12; duration of stay limited to one month, no cost; meals provided; within walking distance of downtown; after hours call 519-829-2844 
**A shelter overflow process exists - no one is turned away 
Will assess individuals for eligibility to receive assistance with heating bills through the Union Gas Winter Warmth program. Program runs all year. May assist individuals with rent and food.
Hours Drop In Centre Mon-Sun 5 am-2:30 pm 
Office Mon-Fri 8:30 am-3 pm
Areas Served Guelph ; Wellington County
Eligibility Winter Warmth Fund: low-income families living at / below the poverty line who have exhausted all other sources of financial support. Approved households receive a one time grant.
Application Referrals made through the Drop In Centre
Languages English
Fees None
Other Details
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Service Categories Homeless Permanent Supportive Housing ; Homeless Shelter ; Specialized Information and Referral ~ Homeless People ; Utility Assistance