Contact Information
Alternate Name Union Gas Winter Warmth ; Welcome In Drop In Corporation
Office Phone 519-837-0080
Primary Contact Sister Christine Leyser
Alternate Contact Melissa Holland, Utilities Assistance
Primary Executive Gail Hoekstra, Executive Director
Site Location Guelph-Downtown
Located In Community Guelph
Address & Map
23 Gordon St
Guelph, ON N1H 4G9
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Intersection Gordon St and Nottingham St
Accessibility Fully Accessible
Description & Services
Description (Agency) Provides food, shelter and basic necessities of life for socially disadvantaged individuals.
Description (Service) Low cost meals, friendship, support and guidance on a drop-in basis * serves two meals a day (light breakfast and snacks)  
Services include: 
* emergency assistance with transportation costs and baby needs 
* access to social services - outreach workers from the Canadian Mental Health Association Waterloo Wellington Dufferin, Guelph Community Health Centre 
* assistance with foot and hair care needs 
* emergency shelters (for women and children, men) by referral from the Drop In Centre 
* long-term supportive housing  
* Last Months Rent Fund assists individuals to obtain housing by providing financial assistance required for last month's rent deposit and / or HALF of required hydro deposit 
The Drop In Centre will phone landlords and other services to advocate for individuals requiring housing support or assistance with utilities.
Hours Mon-Sun 5 am-2:30 pm * office hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-3 pm
Areas Served Guelph ; Wellington County
Eligibility Individuals in need of guidance and support services due to issues of mental illness, isolation and economic marginalization
Application Call or visit centre for assistance
Languages English
Fees None
Other Details
Legal Status (50) Non Profit ; (51) Registered Charity
Established 1983
Funding Grants ; Donations ; United Way
Service Categories Congregate Meals/Nutrition Sites ; Drop In Centres ; Housing Expense Assistance ; Street Outreach Programs ; Transportation Expense Assistance