Guelph & Wellington Task Force for Poverty Elimination
|Record #: GUE0425||Last Modified: 18 Mar 2021||Last Full Update: 09 Feb 2021|
|Public Comments||COVID-19 Resource: Guelph Emergency Food Access
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|Alternate Name||CV19 ; Guelph and Wellington Task Force for Poverty Elimination ; Poverty Task Force|
|Office Phone||Toll free 1-800-265-7293 ext 4360|
|Primary Contact||Dominica McPherson, Coordinator; Email: firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Description (Site)||Access Chancellors Way from Edinburgh Rd S or Stone Rd W|
|Located In Community||Guelph|
|Address & Map||
Wellington-Dufferin-Guelph Public Health
160 Chancellors Way
Guelph, ON N1G 0E1
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|Intersection||Edinburgh Rd S and Stone Rd W|
|Physical Access||Fully Accessible|
|Description & Services|
|Description (Agency)||Works collaboratively, informed by diverse voices of experience, to take local action and advocate for system and policy change to address the root causes of poverty.|
|Description (Service)||Membership and committees include representatives from the social service sector, all levels of government, the research community, business community, community organizations and community members, including peer leaders with lived experience of poverty.
Priority areas include: livable incomes, decent work, housing, homelessness, food insecurity and health inequities.
At times, involvement opportunities are available through committees and projects.
|Hours||Meets five times a year. Committees meet more often.|
|Areas Served||Guelph ; Wellington County|
|Eligibility||Priority population: low income people and families|
|Application||Call or visit website for information|
|Legal Status||(50) Non Profit|
|Service Categories||Hunger/Poverty Action Groups ; Planning/Coordinating/Advisory Groups ~ Poverty Issues|