Chalmers Community Services Centre

Contact Information
Alternate Name Chalmers Downtown ; Chalmers West ; CV19
Office Phone 519-822-8778
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Primary Contact Diana Sterenberg, Administrator
Volunteer Coordinator Sarah Dermer, Program and Volunteer Coordinator; Email:
Primary Executive Vicki Olatundun, Executive Director; Email:
Description (Site) Chalmers Downtown, 41 Macdonell St  
Chalmers West, 577 Willow Rd (portable behind Three Willows United Church)
Located In Community Guelph
Address & Map
41 Macdonell St
Guelph, ON N1H 2Z4
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Intersection Wyndham St N and Macdonell St
Physical Access Fully Accessible - Chalmers Downtown ; Partially Accessible - Chalmers West
Description & Services
Description (Agency) Food, clothing, and support for community members in need.
Description (Service) COVID-19 Update: Due to the coronavirus outbreak, changes to services are in effect to keep guests and volunteers safe:

All Cafes are cancelled until further notice. No clothing, household items, bedding, mending, available during pandemic
Food pantry services remain open at both downtown and WEST locations at regularly scheduled times
Guests are asked to wait OUTSIDE of the building and practice social distancing. Guests will be welcomed in one at a time.
Guests are asked NOT to bring their own bags to carry food home in. Guests are required to wear masks. If guests cannot wear a mask, food will be brought to them at the door.

Chalmers Downtown (41 Macdonell St):
2-3 days' of nutritious food accessible every two weeks

Chalmers West (577 Willow Rd):
2-3 days of nutritious food accessible every two weeks

**Oversees St Andrew's Presbyterian Church diaper program; diapers available during Chalmers Downtown / Chalmers West hours -- contact 519-822-8778 for information

**Accepts financial donations by mail or or call the office to set up monthly givings (PAR)
Hours COVID-19 -- Food pantries are running at the regular times as before at both locations. 
Chalmers Downtown: food pantry Wed 7 pm-8 pm, Fri 10 am-12 noon 
Chalmers West: food pantry Thu 10 am-12 noon
Areas Served Guelph
Eligibility No screening requirements or income reporting to receive services * children and their guardians welcome
Application Call or visit for assistance
Languages English
Fees None
Other Details
Legal Status (50) Non Profit ; (51) Registered Charity
Established 1997
Funding United Way ; Foundation - Guelph Community Foundation ; United Church of Canada
Service Categories Appliances ; Clothing Donation Programs ; Comprehensive Information and Referral ; Diapers ; Food Banks ; Food Donation Programs ; Furniture ; General Clothing Provision ; Holiday Gifts/Toys ; Household Goods Donation Programs ; Mending/Alterations Services ; Personal Loans ; Personal/Grooming Supplies