Guelph Resource Centre for Gender Empowerment and Diversity

Contact Information
Alternate Name GRCGED
Former Name Womens Resource Centre
Office Phone 519-824-4120 ext 58559
Social Media Facebook Instagram Twitter
Primary Contact Lori Guest, Volunteer and Resources Coordinator; Email:
Alternate Contact Lidia Fourcans, Organizational and Outreach Coordinator; Email:
Description (Site) Located in the University Centre, Rm 109
Site Location Guelph-University of Guelph
Located In Community Guelph
Address & Map
University of Guelph - University Centre
50 Stone Rd E
Guelph, ON N1G 2W1
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Intersection Gordon St and Stone Rd E
Physical Access Fully Accessible - physically accessible ; Non-gendered, physically accessible washroom
Description & Services
Description (Agency) COVID-19 update - Office temporarily closed, visit website and social media for information about reopening

Community space dedicated to promoting intersectional feminism, diversity, and equity through education, advocacy, activism, resource provision, skill building, outreach and community building on campus and in the region.
Description (Service) Volunteer-driven, collective-based resource centre open to people of all genders but prioritizing people who identify as women, transgender non-binary and genderqueer people. Addresses and advocates for anti-oppression issues within a feminist framework through: 
* resource library available for browsing and sign-out 
* peer support and referrals to other services  
* volunteer training and experience 
* educational events and workshops 
* private space to relax, do work, access support, breastfeed
Hours Mon-Thu 11 am-5 pm 
Other times by appointment - hours subject to change 
Summer hours Mon-Thu 12 noon-4 pm
Areas Served Guelph ; University of Guelph and the communities of Guelph
Eligibility No restrictions
Application Call or visit website for information. Volunteer intake form may be filled in at Volunteer
Languages English ; Spanish
Fees Membership - sliding scale membership fee of $9 for community members ; Program - fees for selected events ; Paid parking, free after 5 pm
Other Details
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Established 1983
Funding Grants ; Donations ; Fees - student levy
Print Material Materials offered in other formats if requested (braille, audio, large font)
Service Categories Meeting Space ; Peer Support Services ; Special Libraries ~ Women's Issues ; Specialized Information and Referral ~ Feminist Organizational Perspective ; Specialized Information and Referral ~ LGBTQ2+ Issues ; Women's Advocacy Groups