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Organization: Drop In Centre  
Phone Numbers: 519-837-0080
23 Gordon St
Guelph, ON
N1H 4G9
Intersection: Gordon St and Nottingham St
Location: Guelph-Downtown area
Accessibility: Wheelchair Accessible    Wheelchair Accessible
Hours: 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 food, shelter and basic necessities of life for socially disadvantaged individuals.

Low cost meals, friendship, support and guidance on a drop-in basis * serves two meals a day (light breakfast and snacks)

Services include:
  • emergency assistance with transportation costs and baby needs
  • access to social services - outreach workers from the Canadian Mental Health Association Waterloo Wellington, Guelph Community Health Centre
  • assistance with foot and hair care needs
  • emergency shelters (for women and children, men) by referral from the Drop In Centre
  • support workers, Specialized Outreach Services (SOS)
  • nursing support - Guelph CHC
  • long-term supportive housing
  • Last Months Rent Fund assists individuals to obtain housing by providing financial assistance required for last month's rent deposit and / or HALF of required hydro deposit

The Drop In Centre will phone landlords and other services to advocate for individuals requiring housing support or assistance with utilities.

Fees: None
Application: Call or visit centre for assistance
Eligibility - Population(s) Served: Individuals in need of guidance and support services due to issues of mental illness, isolation and economic marginalization
Languages: English
Area(s) Served:
Guelph ; Wellington County  
See Also: Financial Assistance for Rent and Utilities
Hospitality Meals
Shelters and Drop-in Centres for Adults

This information was last completely updated on February 28, 2017

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