Contact Information
Alternate Name GWSA
Former Name Make Yourself At Home ; MYAH
Office Phone Community Support Services office 519-837-5696 * Evergreen Seniors Community Centre 519-823-1291
Fax 519-836-3447
Primary Contact Maryanne Wilford, Manager, Community Support Services; Phone: 519-837-5665; Email:
Alternate Contact Pat Gage, Services Coordinator; Email:
Site Location Guelph-North
Located In Community Guelph
Address & Map
Evergreen Seniors Community Centre
683 Woolwich St
Guelph, ON N1H 3Y8
Intersection Woolwich St and Speedvale Ave
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Description & Services
Description (Service) Initiative that connects older adults with appropriate community resources through peer support and promotes inclusion and participation. 
* enables seniors to remain at home as long as possible  
* supports wellness and healthy aging 
Programs include: 
* Peer Advocate Support: home visits to assist with accessing appropriate community supports (free service) 
* Seniors Offering Support: information and referral, listening support, telephone visiting (free, confidential) 
* Feeling Better Eat Well Programs: Diabetes Support Group, information displays, food tastings,  
* Feeling Better Move Well Programs: In-home exercise with trained volunteers (free); group exercise in various locations with qualified volunteer instructors (donation) 
* Outreach Half Day Program ($8 includes transportation and hot lunch); wellness activities at Evergreen Seniors Community Centre, Royal on Gordon, St. Paul's Lutheran Church, and the Village of Riverside Glen each month
Hours Office hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4 pm

Feeling Better Move Well Group Gentle Exercise Program - one hour classes (Sep-Jun) at the following locations in Guelph:
* Evergreen Seniors Community Centre Mon 1 pm
* Salvation Army Citadel Wed 10:45 am
* 229 Dublin St Apartments Thu 10am
* Grange St Apartments, 130 Grange St Thu 11 am
* West End Community Centre, 21 Imperial Rd Thu 1 pm

Outreach Program - Guelph
* Evergreen Seniors Community Centre, 683 Woolwich St; third Tue of each month, 12 noon-2 pm; first Thu of each month, 10 am-12 noon
* St Paul's Lutheran Church, 210 Silvercreek Pkwy N; second Fri of each month, 10 am-12 noon
* Village of Riverside Glen, 60 Woodlawn Rd E; first Mon of each month, 12 noon-2 pm
* Royal on Gordon, 1691 Gordon St; fourth Wed of each month, 12 noon-2 pm
Areas Served Guelph
Eligibility Ages: 55 year(s) and up 
Gentle Exercise Program: open to people 55 years and older; donations accepted
Application Call for registration information
Languages English
Fees Program - nominal fee or no charge ; Guelph Wellington Seniors Association membership not required to participate in Community Support Services programs
Other Details
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Funding City / Town ; United Way
Service Categories Adult Day Programs ; Friendly Outreach Programs ; In Home Assistance Registries ; Nutrition Education ; Specialized Information and Referral ~ Older Adult/Aging Issues ; Talklines/Warmlines ~ Older Adults ; Telephone Reassurance ~ Older Adults ; Therapeutic Exercise ~ Older Adults