Public Comments This Association maintains a list of people who are willing to help older adults with snow shoveling, shopping, odd jobs, cleaning services, etc. Call for information. 
Please note there is a fee for this service, to be negotiated between the individual and the provider. 
E-mail contact form is on website
Contact Information
Alternate Name Evergreen Seniors Center ; Evergreen Seniors Centre ; Evergreen Seniors Community Centre ; GWSA
Office Phone Evergreen Centre 519-823-1291
TTY Phone 519-826-9771
Fax 519-823-8972
Primary Contact Audrey Bishop, Manager, Community Support Services; Phone: 519-837-5696
Alternate Contact Adam Rutherford, Program Manager, Senior Services, City of Guelph; Phone: 519-822 -1260 ext 2684; Email:
Volunteer Coordinator Becky MacDonald, Coordinator of Volunteer Services, City of Guelph; Phone: 519-822-1260 ext 2096; Email:
Primary Executive Becky Fiedler, Board President
Alternate Executive Brian Smith, Board Vice President
Description (Site) Some GWSA activities operate in the West End Community Centre, 21 Imperial Rd S, Guelph, in addition to the main Evergreen Centre location
Site Location Guelph-North
Located In Community Guelph
Address & Map
Evergreen Seniors Community Centre
683 Woolwich St
Guelph, ON N1H 3Y8
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Intersection Woolwich St and Speedvale Ave
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Description & Services
Description (Agency) Works in partnership with the City of Guelph to operate the Evergreen Seniors Community Centre to promote seniors' activities and services. Committed to providing inclusive opportunities to enable older adults to be active, involved, make friends and age with dignity.
Description (Service) COVID-19 Update: GWSA has suspended its face-to-face program until seniors programs can resume safely. In the interim, many activity groups are meeting virtually. Please visit the GWSA website for the most current information.

Organizes special events and public interest forums, in addition to activities and services available throughout the year. Supports the development and implementation of Senior Peer-Led Community Support Services programs which include:
* half-day social recreational program
* Feeling Better Eat Well Nutrition Support
* Feeling Better Move Well (in-home and group exercise)
* telephone support and referral / telephone visiting
* CSS Educational Series (usually held twice per year)

To learn more about programs and activities for seniors, see Evergreen Seniors Community Centre and Guelph Wellington Seniors Association website

Hours Usual hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4 pm * additional programming offered some evenings and weekends 
Board of Directors meets on the third Wed of each month, Aug-Jun * some occasional extra Board Meetings
Areas Served Guelph ; Wellington County
Eligibility Ages: 55 year(s) and up 
Older adults
Application Call or visit website for membership information: Become a member
Languages English
Fees Membership ; Membership necessary to participate in GWSA activity groups and GWSA trips from the Centre. Discounted rates offered to GWSA members for courses, but membership not required  
* participation in the GWSA Community Support Services programs does NOT require membership in the GWSA and there is either no cost or a nominal fee
Other Details
Legal Status (50) Non Profit ; (51) Registered Charity
Established 1991
Funding City / Town ; United Way - United Way Guelph Wellington Dufferin
Elections Annually at AGM (Jun)
Print Material The Sentinel Newsletter publishes 10 times a year; included in membership fees. A monthly electronic GWSA Email Update is available to GWSA members who wish to subscribe.
Service Categories Nutrition Education ~ Older Adults ; Physical Fitness ~ Older Adults ; Senior Centres ; Social Clubs/Events ; Specialized Information and Referral ~ Older Adult/Aging Issues