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Chalmers Community Services Centre

Contact Information
Alternate Name Chalmers Downtown ; Chalmers West
Office Phone 519-822-8778
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Primary Contact Diana Sterenberg, Administrator; Email:
Alternate Contact Sarah Dermer, Program and Volunteer Coordinator; 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) Chalmers Downtown (41 Macdonell St):
* food pantry * diapers, clothing and household items * mending services * two weekly morning cafés * dental supply days * annual Christmas gift bags * support and referral * microfinance program (in partnership with Meridian Credit Union and Circles Guelph Wellington)

Chalmers West (577 Willow Rd):
* food pantry - food, clothing, refreshments, support and referral
* morning café - coffee, snacks, social time, mending

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

**Accepts donations of food items, clothes, bedding, and household items
Hours Chalmers Downtown: 
* food pantry Wed 7 pm-8 pm, Fri 10 am-12 noon 
* café Mon-Tue 10 am-12 noon 
Chalmers West: 
* food pantry Thu 10 am-12 noon 
* café Thu 9 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