Contact Information
Alternate Name Guelph CHC
Former Name Guelph Community Health Centre and Partners
Office Phone 519-821-6638
Fax 519-821-6148
Volunteer Coordinator Hannah Senitt, Coordinator of Volunteer Resources; Phone: 519-821-6638 ext 326; Email:
Primary Executive David Thornley, Executive Director; Email:
Site Location Guelph-Downtown
Located In Community Guelph
Address & Map
176 Wyndham St N
Guelph, ON N1H 8N9
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Intersection Wyndham St N and Eramosa Rd
Accessibility Fully Accessible
Description & Services
Description (Agency) Health centre that focuses on family and community health. Programs and services are delivered with a focus on individuals who experience unstable housing or homelessness, low income, recent immigration and language barriers, moderate to severe mental health challenges / addictions, moderate to severe disabilities, limited or no access to primary care, at-risk circumstances and social exclusion.
Description (Service) Health professionals assess and treat non-life-threatening injuries or illnesses and make referrals to other local health services and personal development groups. Services include clinical services, children's programs, childbirth preparation, parent and family support, multicultural outreach services, and ID clinic.

Community-led health teams develop programs to improve social supports and conditions that affect long-term health

Breastfeeding support - counselling and peer support for breastfeeding mothers

Chronic disease self-management - sessions to learn ongoing self-care (information about coping, health guidelines, medication usage, working with health professionals and informed treatment decisions)

Clinical dietitian - nutritional information and education; one-on-one, couple, family or group sessions for people with food and health-related concerns

Fitness and recreation - exercise to strengthen muscles, heart, lungs and healthy living programs

Foot care clinic - assesses and treats common foot problems, including basic foot care for diabetic and non-diabetic clients

Health outreach for people who are homeless - supports for people who are homeless and at risk of homelessness

Warm Connections Program Wed 10 am-12 noon, Downtown location, Lower Level, Atrium - coffee or tea and light snack * access to hot shower * opportunity to visit ID Clinic * social time * access to winter emergency kits (while supplies last)

**Cultural interpretation services available on request
Hours Main Reception Mon-Thu 9 am-8 pm * Fri 9 am-5 pm  
Downtown Clinic Mon 9 am-1 pm, 2 pm-8 pm * Tue, Thu 10:30 am-1 pm, 2 pm-8 pm * Wed, Fri 9 am-1 pm, 2 pm-5 pm 
Children's programming (Guelph CHC Downtown) and Ontario Early Years Centre (Stone Road Mall): to access a printable guide that lists current program hours, see
Areas Served Guelph
Eligibility Varies by program
Application Call or visit * appointments required for some programs * no referral required
Languages English ; Arabic ; Farsi ; Hindi ; Mandarin ; Polish ; Punjabi ; Spanish ; Urdu ; Vietnamese ; Interpretive Services ; Persian ; Serbo-Croatian
Fees None ; Most medical services covered by OHIP * some fees for other programs
Other Locations Shelldale Satellite Clinic
20 Shelldale Cres
Guelph, ON N1H 1C8

Stone Road Mall Early Years Satellite
435 Stone Rd W
Guelph, ON N1G 2X6
Other Details
Legal Status (50) Non Profit ; (51) Registered Charity
Established Incorporated in 1987
Funding Provincial - through the Local Health Integration Network (LHIN)
Resources Available in multiple languages (including Farsi, Vietnamese, Chinese Traditional, Spanish, Uzbek, Urdu)
Resources Member of the Association of Ontario Health Centres (AOHC)
Service Categories Breastfeeding Support Programs ; Childbirth Education ; Chronic Disease Self Management Programs ; Community Health Centres ; Family Support Centres/Outreach ; General Expectant/New Parent Assistance Programs ; General Health Education Programs ; Immigrant/Refugee Support Groups ; Nutrition Education ; Parenting Skills Classes ; Physical Activity and Fitness Education/Promotion ; Podiatry/Foot Care ; Street Outreach Programs ; Wellness Programs