West Willow Village Neighbourhood Group

Contact Information
Alternate Name West Village ; WWVNG
Former Name West Willow Woods
Office Phone 519-826-9930
E-Mail info@westwillowvillage.ca
Website www.westwillowvillage.ca
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Primary Contact Linda Busuttil, Neighbourhood Development Coordinator
Site Location Guelph-North West
Located In Community Guelph
Address & Map
Westwood Public School
495 Willow Rd, Portable 1
Guelph, ON N1H 7C7
 
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Intersection Westwood Rd and Willow Rd
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Description & Services
Description (Agency) Identifies neighbourhood priorities and organizes recreational and educational programs, providing opportunities for active living and community development.  
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Description (Service) Programs for children, youth and adults include: 
* Recreation After School programs, PA Day Camps, March Break and Summer Camps, Get Ready for School JK/SK 
* youth drop-in, Red Cross babysitting course, Leadership Development, Leader In Training  
* youth farm co-op, high school experience  
* Get Active (Grades 6, 7, 8) Sports Night, Adult Zumba  
* backpack and school supplies  
* Adult Skills Upgrading and Credit host site  
* Salvation Army Christmas Hamper West End Host  
* community garden 
* Garden Fresh Box host site  
* neighbourhood summer market, emergency food pantry (call ahead) 
* seasonal clothing drives and Goodwill clothing vouchers 
* year round tax filing assistance  
* advocacy with community agencies and programs 
 
Organizes various community building annual events such as the Village Fall Fair (Sep), Winterfest (Feb), and smaller events such as family games nights, pumpkin carving and youth car wash 
 
Work groups and committees established as needed * volunteers welcome to assist with planning and implementing youth and children's programs, events and other neighbourhood development initiatives
Hours Mon 9 am-11:30 am, Wed-Fri 9 am-3 pm * individual appointments are welcome
Areas Served Guelph
Boundaries Speedvale Ave W, Hanlon Expy, CP rail tracks north of Paisley Rd, and the City’s western limits
Eligibility Neighbourhood and Guelph residents
Application Call or visit website for program information
Languages English
Fees Program fees are collected for the Recreation After School program, PA Day and Summer Camp programs. All other programs are free of charge.
Time-Limited Events Get Ready for School Event, Fall Fair, Neighbourhood Food Drives, Halloween neighbourhood parties, Coat Drive, Salvation Army Christmas Food Hampers, Winterfest, Income Tax clinics
Other Details
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Established 1997
Funding City / Town - City of Guelph ; Donations ; Guelph Community Foundation, Family and Children's Services, Guelph Neighbourhood Support Coalition, service clubs
Subjects
Service Categories Community Gardening ; Food Banks ; Food Preparation Facilities ; Fresh Food ; General Recreational Activities/Sports ~ Youth ; Neighbourhood Improvement Groups