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Notices
Public Comments EWCS offers user-pay transportation for eligible adults 18 years and older to attend appointments. See Adult Transportation Services
Contact Information
Alternate Name EWAG ; EWCS
Former Name East Wellington Advisory Group for Family Services (Jan 15, 2009)
Office Phone 519-833-9696
Fax 519-833-7563
E-Mail info@ew-cs.com
Website eastwellingtoncommunityservices.com
Social Media Facebook YouTube
Primary Contact Becky Walker, Manager, Older Adult Programs; Phone: 519-833-0087 * 519-831-9087; Email: becky.w@ew-cs.com
Volunteer Coordinator Barb Carscadden, Manager, Community and Volunteer Engagement; Phone: 519-856-2113; Email: barb.c@ew-cs.com
Primary Executive Kari Simpson, Chief Executive Officer; Phone: 519-833-9696 ext 225; Email: kari.s@ew-cs.com
Located In Community Erin
Address & Map
45 Main St
Erin, ON N0B 1T0
 
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Intersection Main St and Mill St
Mailing Address Box 786 
Erin, ON N0B 1T0
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Description & Services
Description (Agency) Multi-service organization that addresses the health, transportation, employment and social service needs of individuals and families in East Wellington through an integrated, client-focused model of service.
Description (Service) Programs and activities include:
Children * parent-child programs from birth to 6 years * informal child care listing and assistance * baby and toddler groups * newsletters, workshops, speakers

Seniors * Adult Day Programs for frail seniors and those with cognitive impairments (wheelchair accessible transportation available) * nutritious meals and snacks * specialized services (foot care, hearing tests, dental checks) * social and recreational health and wellness programs * seniors information directory * program calendar on website

Erin and Rockwood Food Bank
* food assistance for families experiencing a crisis; hampers of food and toys distributed at Christmas

New To You store -- gently-used clothing and small toys

BookEnds -- sells gently read books (no magazines)

Other services include:
* transportation services for medical and therapeutic appointments
* free public internet access
* HRDC Job Bank
* government forms and pamphlets
* fax, photocopying and laminating
* recreational information
* community outreach and support services
* access to other services and / or referrals including Canadian Mental Health Association, Rural Women's Support, Second Chance Employment, Legal Clinic of Guelph and Wellington County, Immigration and Settlement Services, Probation and Parole Services
Hours Office Mon-Fri 9 am-4 pm 
Program times may vary. Call for information.
Areas Served Erin - including Orton, Hillsburgh and Ballinafad ; Guelph-Eramosa - including Rockwood, and all villages and rural areas
Eligibility No restrictions
Application Call or visit website for information 
To book a ride, call 519-856-2113 at least two business days prior to appointment
Languages English
Fees Program ; Contact the office for information
Other Details
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Funding Provincial ; Grants ; United Way ; Fees ; Local Health Integration Network ; Ontario Trillium Foundation ; EarlyON ; County of Wellington ; Town of Erin ; Guelph/Eramosa Township
Elections Annually at AGM
Print Material Newsletters
Subjects
Service Categories Adult Day Programs ; Child Care Provider Referrals ; Christmas Programs ; Congregate Meals/Nutrition Sites ; Disability Related Transportation ; Family Support Centres/Outreach ; Food Banks ; General Paratransit/Community Ride Programs ~ Rural Residents ; General Recreational Activities/Sports ; Non-Emergency Medical Transportation ; Podiatry/Foot Care ~ Older Adults ; Public Internet Access Sites ; School Readiness Programs ; Senior Ride Programs ; Telephone Reassurance ; Thrift Shops