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Guelph Churches Outreach Program

Contact Information
Alternate Name CORE
Located In Community Guelph
Physical Access Varies by location - call for information
Description & Services
Description (Agency) Umbrella group of representatives from each of the participating churches and social services that meets quarterly to share ideas and work together.
Description (Service) Collaborative group that provides various services to address the growing need for assistance within the community. * needs addressed on an emergency basis only * no cash dispensed at any location * prescriptions filled by one pharmacy with whom there is an agreement * services apportioned among participating churches

CORE basic needs and emergency services include: * meals and snacks * food supplies, hampers * household items * clothing and mending * store vouchers * other services (life skills advice, advocacy, counselling and referrals, emergency accommodation)

Other Needs:
Baby Food * Salvation Army Family Services, Mon-Fri, 1:30 pm-4 pm

Diapers * Chalmers Downtown, newborn to 6 months old; Wed 7 pm-8 pm; Fri 10 am-12 noon * Chalmers West, newborn to 6 months old, Thu 10 am-12 noon * Salvation Army Family Services, Mon-Fri 1:30 pm-4 pm

Eyeglasses * Chalmers Downtown, Fri 10 am-12 noon * Salvation Army Family Services, Mon-Fri 1:30 pm-4 pm

Prescription (non-narcotic) * Knox Presbyterian Church Mon-Thu 10 am-12 noon * Salvation Army Family Services, Mon-Fri 1:30 pm-4 pm

CORE Partners: * Chalmers Community Services, 40 Baker St, 519-822-8778 * Chalmers West - 577 Willow Rd (portable behind Three Willows United Church) * Church of Our Lady, 28 Norfolk St, 519-824-3951 * Dublin St United Church, 68 Suffolk St W, 519-821-0610 * First Baptist Church, 255 Woolwich St, 519-824-8230 * First Christian Reformed Church, 519-822-7720 * Knox Presbyterian Church, 20 Quebec St, 519-821-0141 * New Life Christian Reformed Church, 400 Victoria Rd N, 519-823-5851 * Royal City Christian Life Centre, 50 Quebec St, 519-837-3777 * St Andrew's Presbyterian Church, 161 Norfolk St, 519-822-4772 * St George's Anglican Church, 99 Woolwich St, 519-822-1366 * Salvation Army Family Services, 210 Victoria Rd S, 519-836-9824 * Spiritwind Christian Centre, 100 Crimea St, 519-836-3963 * Guelph Food Bank, 100 Crimea St, 519-767-1380 * Trinity United Church, 400 Stevenson St N, 519-824-4800 * Westminster St Paul's Presbyterian Church, 206 Victoria Rd N, 519-824-5221
Hours Hours vary
Areas Served Guelph
Eligibility People in need within the community
Application Call for information
Languages English
Fees None
Other Details
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Service Categories Diapers ; Food Banks ; Formula/Baby Food ; General Clothing Provision ; Mending/Alterations Services ; Prescription Medication Services ; Transportation Expense Assistance ; Visual/Reading Aids