Guelph Churches Outreach Program (CORE)

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Contact Information
Alternate Name CORE Emergency Assistance
Description (Site) Services provided at various locations
Located In Community Guelph
Physical Access Unknown - varies by location - call for information
Description & Services
Description (Service) Collaborative group that provides various services to address the growing need for assistance within the community. Representatives from each of the participating churches and social services meets quarterly to share ideas and work together. * 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)

Meals and Snacks
* Chalmers Downtown Mon-Tue 10 am-12 noon
* The Life Centre Mon-Thu 7 pm-9:30 pm, Sat 6 pm-7:15 pm
* Drop In Centre (snacks available all day): meals every day 11 am, 2 pm

Food Supplies
* Chalmers Downtown Wed 7 pm-8 pm, Fri 10 am-12 noon
* Chalmers West Thu 10 am-12 noon
* HOPE House Mon 1 pm-4 pm, Tue-Wed 10 am-3 pm, Thu 1 pm-6 pm
* Guelph Food Bank Mon-Fri 9 am-11:45 am, Oct-Apr; Mon-Thu 9 am-11:45 am, May-Sep
* Salvation Army Family Services Tue-Fri 1 pm-3:45 pm
* Holy Rosary Parish Pantry - call for assistance
* Sacred Heart Parish - call for assistance
* St John the Baptist Parish - call for assistance

Household Items
* Chalmers Downtown Wed 7 pm-8 pm, Fri 10 am-12 noon
* Chalmers West Thu 10 am-12 noon
* Sacred Heart Parish - call for assistance
* Trinity United Church Tues 9 am-11 am, Aug-Jun
* St Vincent de Paul Thrift Store - call for assistance

Clothing and Mending
* Chalmers Downtown Wed 7 pm-8 pm, Fri 10 am-12 noon
* Chalmers West Thu 10 am-12 noon
* HOPE House Mon 1 pm-4 pm, Tue-Wed 10 am-3 pm, Thu 1 pm-6 pm
* Guelph Food Bank, Mon-Fri 9 am-4 pm
* Salvation Army Family Services Tue-Fri 1 pm-3:45 pm
* New Life Christian Reformed Church Thu, Sat 9:30 am-11:45 am
* St Vincent de Paul Thrift Store - call for assistance

Baby Food
Salvation Army Family Services Tue-Fri 1 pm-3:45 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 Tue-Fri 1 pm-3:45 pm

Eyeglasses
* Salvation Army Family Services Tue-Fri 1 pm-3:45 pm

Prescription (non-narcotic)
* Knox Presbyterian Church Mon-Thu 10 am-1 pm
* Salvation Army Family Services Tue-Fri 1 pm-3:45 pm

Hairstyling
* HOPE House Tue 9 am-10 am, Wed 9:30 am-2:30 pm

CORE Partners, Guelph:
* The Life Centre (Royal City Church), 50 Quebec St, 519-837-3777
* Drop-In Centre, 23 Gordon St, 519-837-0080
* Chalmers Community Services Centre:
- Chalmers Downtown, 41 Macdonell St, 519-822-8778
- Chalmers West, 577 Willow Rd
* HOPE House, 10 Cork St E, 519-265-4299
* Guelph Food Bank, 100 Crimea St, 519-767-1380
* Salvation Army Family Services, 210 Victoria Rd S, 519-836-9824
* Holy Rosary Church, 175 Emma St, 519-822-4701 (press 2)
* St Joseph Parish, 409 Paisley Rd, 519-836-6806
* Basilica of Our Lady, 28 Norfolk St, 519-824-3951, 519-654-3575
* Sacred Heart Church, 98 Alice St, 519-822-8944, 519-265-8944
* St John the Baptist Parish, 45 Victoria Rd N, 519-824-7311
* St Vincent de Paul Thrift Store, 74 Elizabeth St, 519-836-5829
* Dublin Street United Church, 68 Suffolk St W, 519-821-0610
* Knox Presbyterian, 20 Quebec St, 519-821-0141
* New Life Christian Reformed Church, 400 Victoria Rd N, 519-823-5851
* Trinity United Church, 400 Stevenson St N, 519-824-4800
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
Established 2001
Subjects
Service Categories Clothing Donation Programs ; Community Meals ; Comprehensive Information and Referral ; Congregate Meals/Nutrition Sites ; Diapers ; Drop In Centres for People at Risk ; Food Banks ; Formula/Baby Food ; General Clothing Provision ; Homeless Meals ; Homeless Shelter ~ Families ; Homeless Shelter ~ Men ; Homeless Shelter ~ Women ; Household Goods Donation Programs ; Life Skills Education ; Mending/Alterations Services ; Planning/Coordinating/Advisory Groups ; Prescription Medication Services ; Thrift Shops ; Visual/Reading Aids