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Note: Programs and office hours do not operate on holidays - call to confirm Emergency Food Cupboard holiday hours
Organization: Grange Hill East Neighbourhood Group  
Phone Numbers: 519-836-9427
Email: info@gheng.ca
Website: www.gheng.ca
Address:
c/o GHENG Community Room (Ken Danby School)
Ken Danby Public School
525 Grange Rd
Guelph, ON
N1E 7C4
Intersection: Starwood Dr and Grange Rd
Location: Grange Hill East NG Community Room (Ken Danby Public School)
Hours: Neighbourhood Support Worker office hours Wed 6:30pm-7:30pm (470 Auden Rd) * Thu 1 pm-3 pm (394 Auden Rd) * Thu 4 pm-6 pm (525 Grange Rd) **Alternate times available by appointment - e-mail info@gheng.ca or call 519-836-9427

Parent Outreach Worker
Contacts: Dominica McPherson - Neighbourhood Support Worker
Service Description: Member of the Guelph Neighbourhood Support Coalition. Connects neighbours with neighbours, to build a safe, welcoming and inclusive community.

394 and 470 Auden Rd locations: space provided by Guelph Not for Profit Housing;
GHENG Community Rm: separate entrance to the right when facing Ken Danby School

Builds community through connecting people with programs, events, resources, and involvement opportunities.

Programs:
  • preschool (Playtime, Mocha Mornings, Caregivers' Playgroup)
  • school age (Girls' Group, REACH, Ping Pong)
  • adult (Meditation, Zumba, English Language Learners, Art Social, Collective Kitchen)
  • March Break Camp (Jan/Feb registration) and Summer Camp (Apr registration)
  • community garden at Peter Misersky Park

Community Events:
  • Winterfest
  • summer picnic
  • holiday parties
  • movie nights

Support Resources:
  • emergency food cupboard
  • school backpacks and supplies (applications generally collected in Jul)
  • holiday hampers (applications generally collected in Nov for Hope House, Salvation Army)
  • referrals to supports
  • subsidies and pay-what-you-can options for programs

Involvement Opportunities:
  • opportunities that match individual interests and work with the volunteer's schedule

Meeting: Leadership Team - 1st Thursday of the month Program Planning - 3rd Thursday of the month Social Outreach Committee - 2nd Thursday of the month Events Committee and Summer Camp Committee - call for times
Fees: Program - call for information * The majority of programs and events are no cost. If there is an associated cost, participants pay what they can and subsidized spaces are available. Contact Neighbourhood Support Worker in advance: 519-836-9427 or info@ghe
Application: Visit website for monthly schedule of programs and events and camp registration form.
* to contact the Grange Hill East Parent Outreach Worker, call or text Cassandra Sheppard (226-203-0572)
* inquire about subsidies / pay-what-you-can, if there is a cost associated with a program or activity
* to volunteer, e-mail the Neighbourhood Support Worker at info@gheng.ca or call 519-836-9427
Eligibility - Population(s) Served: Community Engagement Meetings open to everyone
Languages: English
Area(s) Served:
Guelph  
See Also: Child Care - School-Age Programs
Ontario Early Years Centres
Social Action Groups

This information was last completely updated on August 5, 2016

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