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Organization: Guelph Community Health Centre - Guelph - Downtown Location  
Phone Numbers: 519-821-6638
Fax: 519-821-6148
176 Wyndham St N
Guelph, ON
N1H 8N9
Intersection: Wyndham St N and Eramosa Rd
Location: Guelph-Downtown
Accessibility: Wheelchair Accessible    Wheelchair Accessible
Hours: Building hours: Mon-Tue, Thu 9am-8pm * Wed, Fri 9am-5pm
Health Services: Mon 9am-1pm, 2pm-8pm * Tue, Thu 10:30am-1pm, 2pm-8pm * Wed, Fri 9am-1pm, 2pm-5pm

Children’s Programs (Downtown) and EarlyON Child and Family Centre (Stone R
Executives: Raechelle Devereaux - Executive Director
Contacts: Kate Vsetula - Director of Community Programs
Service Description: Health centre that focuses on family and community health. Programs and services are delivered with a focus on individuals who experience unstable housing or homelessness, low income, recent immigration and language barriers, moderate to severe mental health challenges / addictions, moderate to severe disabilities, limited or no access to primary care, at-risk circumstances and social exclusion.

Offers health services and a variety of allied health services available to clinically rostered clients, including counselling and social work, access to registered dietitians and addictions counselling * offers a variety of programs open to community members in their priority population, such as: EarlyON Child and Family Centre Programs, Parent Outreach Programs, Specialized Outreach Services, and a wide variety of healthy living programs:
  • WE Breastfeed: peer-led support for breastfeeding parents
  • Chronic Pain Programs: peer-led support groups, and self-management programs for people living with chronic pain
  • Getting Ready: weekly drop-in support group providing tips for self-care, stress management, improving relationships and more
  • Mindfulness: meet each day more mindfully with greater intention and awareness
  • Post Partum Mood Disorder Support Group: personalized support and a weekly mother’s support group with childcare
  • ID Clinic: assistance with applications for new and replacement Canadian birth certificates, or Ontario Health Card replacement
  • Wandering Chefs: free drop-in class to learn cooking skills and recipes, get shopping tips, and turn the Garden Fresh Box into a healthy, delicious meal
  • Garden Fresh Box: nonprofit, fresh produce buying service to help provide affordable access to fresh fruit and vegetables. See Garden Fresh Box
  • Fitness Programs: various yoga, Zumba and wellness classes offered throughout the community
  • English Conversation Circle: informal groups offering newcomers a chance to practice and gain confidence in speaking English

For a complete listing of programs with locations, dates and times, including Children's Programs (Downtown) and EarlyON Child and Family Centre (Stone Road Mall), visit website: Guelph Community Health Centre

Houses the Wellington Guelph Drug Strategy, Indigenous Health and Wellness Program, and The Seed Food Access Program

Fees: Most medical services covered by OHIP * some fees for other programs
Application: Call or visit * appointments required for some programs * no referral required
Eligibility - Population(s) Served: Varies by program, call or visit website for information
Languages: English
Area(s) Served:
Guelph and area  
See Also: Breastfeeding
Community Health Centres
Immigrant, Newcomer and Refugee Services
Parenting Education
Postpartum Depression
Prenatal Classes and Programs

This information was last completely updated on February 13, 2018

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Updated February 13, 2018
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