Contact Information
Alternate Name County of Wellington Housing Services ; CV19
Office Phone Reception 519-824-7822
Toll Free Phone 1-800-663-0750
After Hours Phone After hours non-emergency - leave a message at 519-824-1960
Crisis Phone Fire emergencies 9-1-1  
Maintenance Emergencies - after hours call 519-824-7822 (Option 8)
Website www.wellington.ca/housing
Primary Contact County of Wellington Housing Centralized Waiting List / Housing Access Centre; Phone: 519-837-5492; Fax: 519-837-6349
Alternate Contact Elizabeth Black, Manager of Applicant Services; Phone: 519-837-5492 ext 4400
Primary Executive Mark Poste, Director of Housing; Phone: 519-824-7822 ext 4040
Description (Site) Guelph-Downtown
Located In Community Guelph
Address & Map
138 Wyndham St N
Guelph, ON N1H 4E8
 
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Intersection Wyndham St N and Woolwich St
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Description & Services
Description (Service) COVID-19 Update: To minimize the risk of potential spread of COVID-19 virus, the office is closed to all in-person services. Staff are available via mail, phone and online service channels.

Rent-geared-to-Income (RGI) Subsidy - Social Housing
The County of Wellington supports the delivery of subsidized housing in units where rent is set at no more than 30 per cent of a household’s income. Applicant households must apply to the County and meet eligibility criteria.

Rent Supplement Subsidy
Rent Supplement Program allows individuals and families to receive a geared-to-income rent supplement for a unit in the private market. Applicant households must apply to the County and meet eligibility criteria.

Find out more about the rent supplements.

Affordable Housing
Affordable housing, sets rent at less than market levels, can be found in the City of Guelph and Wellington County. All prospective households must apply to the provider directly and meet eligible criteria.

Homeownership
The County of Wellington administers two homeownership program:
1. Wellington Affordable Homeownership Down Payment Loan Fund, and
2. Ontario Renovates
The Affordable Homeownership Program and Ontario Renovates are limited funding program,please review program eligibility..

Funding to Prevent Eviction
The County of Wellington administers funding for the Housing Stability Program, the Rent Bank, Emergency Energy Fund (EEF), and Low-income Energy Assistance Program (LEAP).

Find out more about Housing Stability Funding eligibility.

Emergency Shelter
The County of Wellington funds the Welcome In Drop In Centre and Wyndham House to support homelessness prevention, crisis response and housing stability.
Find out more about emergency shelter services in Guelph-Wellington.
Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4 pm
Areas Served Wellington County ; Locations within Wellington County and City of Guelph
Eligibility Eligibility varies by programme. Please refer to programme descriptions and the County of Wellington Housing Services website for more information.
Application Application process may vary by programme. Please refer to programme descriptions and the County of Wellington Housing Services website for more information.
Languages English ; French ; Interpretive Services ; CONTACT THE OFFICE FOR TRANSLATION SERVICES
Fees None ; Applicants must meet eligibility criteria to qualify for all housing programmes.
Other Details
Legal Status (20) Regional Government
Funding Regional / Municipal
Print Material Some materials available in French
Subjects
Service Categories County Government Departments/Offices ; Home Purchase/Construction Financing/Refinancing ; Housing Authorities ; Low Income/Subsidized Rental Housing ; Market Rate Rental Housing ; Rent Payment Assistance