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Guelph Churches Outreach Program
|Record #: GUE0025||Last Modified: 14 Apr 2016||Last Full Update: 14 Apr 2016|
|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)
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
|Eligibility||People in need within the community|
|Application||Call for information|
|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|
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