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Organization: Drop In Centre - Emergency Shelters, Supportive Housing, Utilities Assistance  
Phone Numbers: 519-837-0080
23 Gordon St
Guelph, ON
N1H 4G9
Intersection: Gordon St and Nottingham St
Location: Guelph-Downtown
Accessibility: Wheelchair Accessible    Wheelchair Accessible
Hours: Drop In Centre Mon-Sun 5 am-2:30 pm
Office Mon-Fri 8:30 am-3 pm
Executives: Gail Hoekstra - Executive Director
Contacts: Melissa Holland - Utilities Assistance
Service Description: Provides emergency housing and shelter for males and females:
  • THE STEPPING STONE emergency shelter - emergency food and housing for men for 21 days; referrals to social workers and community services (mental health, addictions, financial assistance depending on the needs of the individual); after hours call 519-837-0633
  • ELIZABETH PLACE - emergency, overnight accommodation to women and children up to age 12; duration of stay limited to one month, no cost; meals provided; within walking distance of downtown; after hours call 519-829-2844

**A shelter overflow process exists - no one is turned away

Will assess individuals for eligibility to receive assistance with heating bills through the Union Gas Winter Warmth program. Program runs all year. May assist individuals with rent and food.

Fees: None
Application: Referrals made through the Drop In Centre
Eligibility - Population(s) Served: Winter Warmth Fund: low-income families living at / below the poverty line who have exhausted all other sources of financial support. Approved households receive a one time grant.
Languages: English
Area(s) Served:
Guelph ; Wellington County  
See Also: Shelters and Drop-in Centres for Adults
Shelters, Transitional Housing and Drop-in Centres for Women

This information was last completely updated on February 28, 2017

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