Grange Hill East Neighbourhood Group

Notices
Public Comments Programs and office hours do not operate on holidays - call to confirm Emergency Food Cupboard holiday hours.
Contact Information
Alternate Name Emergency Food Cupboard ; GHENG
Office Phone 519-836-9427
E-Mail info@gheng.ca
Website www.gheng.ca
Primary Contact Dominica McPherson, Neighbourhood Support Worker
Description (Site) 394 and 470 Auden Rd locations: space provided by Guelph Not for Profit Housing; 
GHENG Community Room: separate entrance to the right when facing Ken Danby School
Site Location Grange Hill East NG Community Room (Ken Danby Public School)
Located In Community Guelph
Address & Map
Ken Danby Public School
525 Grange Rd
Guelph, ON N1E 7C4
 
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Intersection Starwood Dr and Grange Rd
Mailing Address c/o GHENG Community Room (Ken Danby Pubic School)
Other Locations Grange Hill East NG Program Space
394 Auden Rd
Guelph, ON N1E 6Z6

Grange Hill East NG Emergency Food Cupboard
470 Auden Rd
Guelph, ON N1E 6W4
Physical Access Fully Accessible - Entrance - Ken Danby Public School (push button entrance to the right when facing the school); 
Fully Accessible -Transit (Route 14 Grange has a stop with a hard surface 25 metres from entrance) 
Partially Accessible - Parking (two spaces located 75 metres from entrance); 
Partially Accessible - Washroom (gender neutral single-stall lockable accessible washroom, no push button for entrance, change table inside)
Description & Services
Description (Agency) Member of the Guelph Neighbourhood Support Coalition. Connects neighbours with neighbours, to build a safe, welcoming and inclusive community.
Description (Service) Builds community through connecting people with programs, events, resources, and involvement opportunities.

Programs:
* preschool (playtime, mocha mornings, caregivers' playgroup)
* school age (girls' group, REACH, ping pong, reading club)
* adult (meditation, zumba, English Language Learners, art social, collective kitchen)
* March Break Camp (Jan/Feb registration) and Summer Camp (Apr registration)
* community garden at Peter Misersky Park

Community Events:
* Winterfest
* summer picnic
* holiday parties
* movie nights

Support Resources:
* emergency food cupboard
* school backpacks and supplies (applications generally collected in Jul)
* holiday hampers (applications generally collected in Nov for Hope House, Salvation Army)
* referrals to supports
* subsidies and pay-what-you-can options for programs

Involvement Opportunities:
* opportunities that match individual interests and work with the volunteer's schedule
Hours Neighbourhood Support Worker office hours Wed 6:30pm-7:30pm (470 Auden Rd) * Thu 1 pm-3 pm (394 Auden Rd) * Thu 4 pm-6 pm (525 Grange Rd) **Alternate times available by appointment: e-mail info@gheng.ca or call 519-836-9427

Parent Outreach Worker Drop-In Thu 1 pm-3 pm (394 Auden Rd)
Emergency Food Cupboard Wed 6:30 pm-7:30 pm, Sat 9 am-10 am * call to confirm holiday hours
Community Engagement Meetings take place monthly, followed by a meeting of the leadership team * see website for meeting schedule
Areas Served Guelph
Boundaries Victoria Rd (west), CP rail tracks north of York Rd (south), City limits (east), and Eastview Rd and Eramosa Rd (north)
Eligibility Community Engagement Meetings open to everyone
Application Visit website for monthly schedule of programs and events and camp registration form. 
* to contact the Grange Hill East Parent Outreach Worker, call or text Cassandra Sheppard (226-203-0572) 
* inquire about subsidies / pay-what-you-can, if there is a cost associated with a program or activity 
* to volunteer, e-mail the Neighbourhood Support Worker at info@gheng.ca or call 519-836-9427 
* for summer and March break camp inquiries, contact ghengcamp@gmail.com
Languages English
Fees Program - call for information ; The majority of programs and events are no cost. If there is an associated cost, participants pay what they can and subsidized spaces are available. Contact Neighbourhood Support Worker in advance. * Fee assistance available for all programs with a cost.
Other Details
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Established 2004
Funding City / Town ; Fundraising ; Donations - monetary and in-kind (grocery cards, paying for a child to attend camp, filling a backpack with school supplies) ; United Way ; Primary funding received from the City of Guelph, United Way Guelph Wellington Dufferin, and Guelph Community Foundation through the Guelph Neighbourhood Support Coalition
Resources E-newsletter (signup on website) * door to door flyers and posters around the neighbourhood
Subjects
Service Categories Day Camps ; Food Banks ; Fresh Food ; Neighbourhood Improvement Groups ; School Readiness Programs ; School Supplies Donation Programs ; Youth Enrichment Programs