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Evergreen Seniors Community Centre

Contact Information
Alternate Name Evergreen Senior's Center ; Evergreen Seniors' Centre ; Evergreen Seniors' Community Center ; Evergreen Senior's Community Centre
Office Phone 519-823-1291 * GWSA Community Support Services 519-837-5696
TTY Phone 519-826-9771
Fax 519-823-8972
E-Mail evergreen@guelph.ca
Website gwsa-guelph.ca
Primary Contact Becky MacDonald, Seniors Volunteer and Events Coordinator, City of Guelph; Phone: 519-822-1260 ext 2096; Email: becky.macdonald@guelph.ca
Alternate Contact Tracy Benson, Recreation Support Services; Phone: 519-822-1260 ext 2454; Email: tracy.benson@guelph.ca
Volunteer Coordinator Becky MacDonald, Coordinator of Volunteer Services, City of Guleph / Evergreen Seniors Community Centre; Email: volunteer@guelph.ca
Primary Executive Adam Rutherford, Program Manager, Programs Community Development; Phone: 519-823-1291 ext 2703; Email: adam.rutherford@guelph.ca
Site Location Guelph-North
Located In Community Guelph
Address & Map
683 Woolwich St
Guelph, ON N1H 3Y8
 
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Intersection Woolwich St and Speedvale Ave
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Description & Services
Description (Agency) Community centre with activities geared specifically to adults 55+ years of age and operated through a partnership between the City of Guelph and the Guelph Wellington Seniors Association
Description (Service) Programs and services include:
* telephone support to seniors and caregivers (GWSA Community Support Services)
* gymnasium / auditorium, health room, computer lab, public dining room, community rooms
* active wellness programs (arthritis education classes, foot care clinic by appointment, vision loss support group)
* life long learning (book club, peer learning)
* lending library (fiction and non-fiction books, video cassettes, CDs)
* leisure interest groups, computer courses, fitness, health/wellness, visual / creative arts courses
* games (cards, darts, chess) and activities
* dining room (breakfast, lunch at reasonable cost; catering for private / group social functions)
* outreach program
* trips and tours (day trips offered to members of the Guelph Wellington Seniors Association)

This Centre maintains a list of people who are willing to help seniors with snow shovelling, shopping, odd jobs, cleaning services, etc. Call for information.
NOTE: There is a fee for this service, to be negotiated between the individual and the provider.
Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4 pm
Areas Served Guelph ; Wellington County
Eligibility Ages: 55 year(s) and up
Application Call for information * application available on website 
Call 519-837-5696 for details on outreach program
Languages English
Fees Membership - available for adults 55+ years ; a small "pay as you go" or a set yearly fee for some activities - call or visit website for information
Other Details
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Funding City / Town - City of Guelph ; United Way
Elections Guelph Wellington Seniors Association Board of Directors, Annual General Meeting (Jun)
Print Material The Sentinel newsletter is published 10 times per year * subscriptions available, or individual copies can be purchased at the Centre * also downloadable from the website, GWSA Monthly Sentinel Newsletter
Subjects
Service Categories Congregate Meals/Nutrition Sites ; Health/Disability Related Support Groups ~ Older Adults ; In Home Assistance Registries ; Outreach Programs ~ Older Adults ; Podiatry/Foot Care ; Senior Centres ; Social Clubs/Events ~ Older Adults ; Specialized Information and Referral ~ Older Adult/Aging Issues ; Talklines/Warmlines ~ Older Adults