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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
Website: www.gheng.ca
Address:
c/o GHENG Community Room (Ken Danby Pubic 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 6:30 pm-7:30 pm (470 Auden Rd) * Thu 1 pm-3 pm (394 Auden Rd)

**Alternate times available by appointment: e-mail info@gheng.ca or call 519-836-9427

Parent Outreach Worker Drop-In With Cassandra a
Contacts: Jen Terry - Neighbourhood Support Worker
519-820-9576 * info@gheng.ca
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 Room: 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 (Rhyze on the Road - Girls Group, 11-14 years; REACH; ping pong; reading club)
  • adult (Cize; Zumba (partnership with Guelph Community Health Centre); English Coversation Circle (partnership with Immigrant Services); art social, collective kitchen)
  • March Break Camp (Jan-Feb registration) and Summer Camp (Apr registration)
  • community garden at Peter Misersky Park

Community Events:
  • Business Mixer
  • summer picnic (held Sunday of the Labour Day weekend)
  • holiday parties and dances
  • 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
  • The Seed Community Market (runs Wed 2:30 pm-6:30 pm, 525 Grange Rd)

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

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.
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
* for summer and March Break camp inquiries, contact ghengcamp@gmail.com
Eligibility - Population(s) Served: Community Engagement Meetings open to everyone
Languages: English
Area(s) Served:
Guelph  
See Also: Child Care - School-Age Programs
EarlyON Child and Family Centres
Social Action Groups

This information was last completely updated on August 9, 2018

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