Lakeside HOPE House

Public Comments Lakeside HOPE House is located in the former Norfolk Street United Church building in downtown Guelph. 
NOTE: Closed Dec 25, 26 and Dec 31 - Jan 3, 2019
Contact Information
Alternate Name Helping Overcome Poverty Everywhere
Office Phone 519-265-4299
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Primary Contact Kimberly Lyons, Communications & Events Lead; Phone: 519-265-4299 ext 28; Email:
Alternate Contact Gillian Cornell, Immediate Relief Manager; Phone: 519-265-4299 ext 29; Email:
Primary Executive Jaya James, Director; Phone: 519-265-4299 ext 22; Email:
Site Location Guelph-Downtown
Located In Community Guelph
Address & Map
10 Cork St E
Guelph, ON N1H 2W8
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Intersection Norfolk St and Cork St E
Mailing Address PO Box 1869 
Guelph, ON N1H 7A1
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Description & Services
Description (Agency) Offers tangible, compassionate assistance and care to those in need in the Guelph community and abroad, through immediate relief, and ongoing support, with the goal of a greater level of independence.
Description (Service) Programs and services include: 
* food market  
* HOPE Stylin’ (clothing bureau and salon)  
* edu-kitchen and daily cafĂ©  
* Circles (assist low-income families move toward independence) 
* Guelph Community Backpack Project 
* Harvest of HOPE 
* HOPE for the Holidays (Christmas hampers; Christmas brunch; cookie exchange; photos with Santa; affordable, pay-what-you-can Christmas market) 
* HOPE in Motion 
* HOPE Smiles
Hours Office hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm 
* Out of the Cold hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-6 pm, Nov-Mar (Mar 28, 2019) 
* clothing department and food market Mon 1 pm-4 pm * Tue-Wed 10 am-4 pm, Thu 1 pm-6 pm 
* hair salon Tue 10 am-1 pm, Wed 9:30 am-3 pm, Thu 10:30 am-3:30 pm
Areas Served Guelph ; Kenya (social enterprise project)
Eligibility No restrictions
Application Call, visit website or e-mail for information
Languages English
Fees None
Other Details
Legal Status (51) Registered Charity
Established 2012
Service Categories Christmas Programs ; Extreme Cold Warming Centres ; Food Banks ; General Clothing Provision ; Hair and Nail Care ; Hunger/Poverty Action Groups ; Life Skills Education ; Nutrition Education