West Willow Village Neighbourhood Group

Service: West Village Community Development Co-operative

Contact Information
Alternate Name West Village
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; Email: linda@westwillowvillage.ca
Alternate Contact Amanda Roberts, Children's Programs Coordinator; Email: Amanda@westwillowvillage.ca
Description (Site) 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
Mailing Address PO Box 216 
218 Silvercreek Pkwy N, Unit 17A 
Guelph, ON N1H 8E8
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Description & Services
Description (Agency) Engages neighbourhood residents to identify neighbourhood priorities. Develops and organizes recreational, educational skill building programs, facilitating opportunities for active living. Organizes family supports and neighbourhood events throughout the year.
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  
* Co-operative Youth Farm, 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 site 
* 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 always welcome to assist with planning and implementing youth and children's programs, events and other neighbourhood development initiatives.
Hours Mon, Wed-Fri 9 am-3 pm * individual appointments are welcome at other times
Areas Served Guelph
Eligibility West Guelph Neighbourhood and Guelph residents
Application Call or visit website for program information
Languages English
Fees Program - program fees are collected for the Recreation After School program, PA Day and Summer Camp programs ; None - programs and events are free of charge unless indicated ; Check the website for additional information
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 ; (51) Registered Charity
Established 1997
Funding City / Town - City of Guelph ; Donations ; service clubs
Subjects
Service Categories Clothing Donation Programs ; Clothing Vouchers ; Community Gardening ; Food Banks ; Fresh Food ; General Recreational Activities/Sports ~ Youth ; Neighbourhood Improvement Groups ; School Supplies ; Tax Preparation Assistance