Contact Information
Alternate Name Drop In Center ; Welcome In Drop In Corporation
Office Phone 519-837-0080
Social Media Facebook
Primary Contact Candace Wrixon, Manager of Housing Programs
Volunteer Coordinator Emmanuel Asanya, Drop In Manager
Primary Executive Gail Hoekstra, Executive Director
Description (Site) Across from Guelph Farmers Market
Site Location Guelph-Downtown Area
Located In Community Guelph
Address & Map
23 Gordon St
Guelph, ON N1H 4G9
View MapQuest Map
View Google Map
Intersection Gordon St and Nottingham St
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Description & Services
Description (Agency) Provides food, shelter and basic necessities of daily living.
Description (Service) Meals, friendship, support and guidance on a drop-in basis * serves two meals a day at 11 am and 2 pm. Services include:
* emergency assistance with rent arrears, utility disconnection and discretionary help as required to maintain housing for low income individuals and families
* access to social services - outreach workers from the Canadian Mental Health Association Waterloo Wellington, Guelph Community Health Centre
* assistance with foot care
* emergency shelters for adults and families
* support workers, Specialized Outreach Services (SOS)
* nursing support - Guelph Community Health Centre

Union Gas Winter Warmth Program: will assess individuals for eligibility to receive assistance with heating bills; program runs all year
Hours Mon-Sun 8 am-3 pm, including holidays
Areas Served Guelph ; Wellington County
Eligibility People 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 Drop In Centres for People at Risk ; Homeless Shelter ~ Families ; Homeless Shelter ~ Men ; Homeless Shelter ~ Women ; Podiatry/Foot Care ; Rental Deposit Assistance ; Senior Meals ; Street Outreach Programs ; Supportive Housing for Homeless People ; Utility Assistance