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Public Comments Children's programs also offered in Orton, Hillsburgh and Eden Mills. Call for information.
Contact Information
Alternate Name Community Support Services ; EarlyON
Former Name East Wellington Advisory Group for Family Services (Jan 2009) ; Ontario Early Years Program
Fax 519-856-1498
Social Media Facebook YouTube
Primary Contact Barb Carscadden, Manager, Community and Volunteer Engagement; Phone: 519-856-2113 * 519-833-9696; Email:
Alternate Contact Andrea Le Grand, Coordinator, Community Supports; Phone: 519-856-2113; Email:
Description (Site) Located at corner of Harris St and Hwy 7
Located In Community Rockwood
Address & Map
107 Harris St
Rockwood, ON N0B 2K0
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Intersection Harris St and Hwy 7
Other Locations Rockwood United Church
119 Harris St
Rockwood, ON N0B 2K0
Physical Access Fully Accessible - Parking ; Not Accessible - Entrance - ramp with small step into building ; Washroom - Not Accessible ; Staff will make arrangements to accommodate clients with physical challenges to access service
Description & Services
Description (Service) Multi-service agency that serves community members in need by providing hunger and illness relief services, counselling, transportation assistance, recreational programs, and other forms of aid to improve their quality of life. Also offers information on available services, community outreach and liaison with related organizations, transportation, and volunteer opportunities. Services in Rockwood include:

Childrens' Services
* parent/child programs held weekly at Rockwood United Church Hall
* newsletters / workshops
* parent / caregiver support
* car seat clinics
* Ready Set Go! Kindergarten readiness program

Seniors' Services
* Adult Day Program (transportation provided to Erin Centre 2000)
* Seniors Medical Transportation Program
* health clinics: hearing clinics, foot care clinics, information sessions (call 519-833-0087)

Information and Referral Services
* government forms and program information, information on community services and leisure activities, advocacy, assistance with form filling, caregiver support and information, and annual income tax clinics

Rockwood Food Bank
* assists residents of Guelph-Eramosa Township in need of emergency food supplies
* monthly food distribution occurs on Tue, and on an emergency basis
* Christmas outreach program provides festive food and groceries, and gifts for children and family members
* EWCS Food Bank maintains many community partnerships (e.g. schools, churches, social clubs)

New To You
* sells gently used, seasonal clothing accessories, shoes and books
Hours Office Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4 pm  
New to You Thrift Shop Mon-Fri 10 am-4 pm 
Senior Day Program Mon, Wed-Thu 9:30 am-3 pm
Areas Served Guelph-Eramosa - East Wellington and surrounding area
Eligibility No restrictions - for most programs and services * clients of Rockwood Food Bank must reside in Guelph-Eramosa Township
Application Call or visit website for information
Languages English
Fees Program ; call for information
Other Details
Legal Status (50) Non Profit ; (51) Registered Charity
Funding City / Town ; Regional / Municipal ; Provincial ; Grants ; Fundraising ; Donations ; United Way
Service Categories Adult Day Programs ; Certificates/Forms Assistance ; Christmas Programs ; Comprehensive Information and Referral ; Congregate Meals/Nutrition Sites ; Family Support Centres/Outreach ; Food Banks ; Parent/Child Activity Groups ; School Readiness Programs ; Senior Ride Programs ; Tax Preparation Assistance