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Guelph Independent Living

Contact Information
Former Name GSPD ; Guelph Services for Persons With Disabilities
Office Phone 519-836-1812
TTY Phone 519-836-5952
Fax 519-836-7918
Social Media Facebook
Primary Executive Janet Redman, Executive Director
Site Location Guelph-North West
Located In Community Guelph
Address & Map
255 Woodlawn Rd W, Suite 207
Guelph, ON N1H 8J1
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Intersection Silvercreek Pkwy N and Woodlawn Rd W
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Description & Services
Description (Agency) Provides services to individuals with a physical disability and older adults, in support of their decision to live in the home of their choice within the community.
Description (Service) Programs include: * attendant outreach * assisted living * seniors' assisted living * seniors' supported living * home help * community inclusion support

Attendant Services
* supportive housing / assisted living services: personal care and support for activities of daily living for adults with a physical disability and frail seniors in designated apartments
* attendant outreach: home-based personal care and support for activities of daily living for persons with disabilities

Home Help Program
* matches eligible clients with screened homemakers to assist with light housekeeping, shopping, meal preparation and laundry

Willow Place
* inclusive housing environment that includes units modified for tenants with mobility challenges and units offering rent subsidies
Hours Office Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm 
Supportive Housing / Assisted Living services (on-call basis) Mon-Sun 24 hours  
Attendant Outreach (pre-scheduled basis) Mon-Sun 6 am-12 midnight
Areas Served Guelph
Eligibility Ages: 16 year(s) and up 
Attendant Services: adults with a permanent physical disability, 16 years and older ; must have valid Ontario health card ; require personal care to live independently ; able to direct own care ; medically stable 
Home Help: older adults 55+ and persons with a physical disability who require assistance to maintain their homes and remain independent, but do not have someone in the household who can assist them
Application Waterloo Wellington Local Health Integration Network is the single point of access for Supportive Housing / Assisted Living programs. Residents, family members, and health care providers may call directly to make a referral - 519-823-2550 or 1-888-883-3313. 
For other services and information, call 519-836-1812
Languages English
Fees Service - fees for brokered home-making service - call for information ; None - for attendant services
Other Details
Legal Status (50) Non Profit ; (51) Registered Charity
Funding Regional / Municipal - County of Wellington ; Provincial - Ministry Health and Long Term Care; Local Health Integration Network ; Fundraising ; Donations ; United Way
Resources Resource library available on website
Service Categories Assisted Living Facilities ~ Older Adults ; Attendant Services for People With Disabilities ; Centres for Independent Living ; Homemaker Assistance ; Low Income/Subsidized Rental Housing ; Supported Living Services for Adults with Disabilities