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Organization: The Julien Project - Using Gardening to Enrich Lives  
Phone Numbers: 519-824-5524
Email: info@thejulienproject.org
Website: www.thejulienproject.org
Address:
c/o The Julien Project, Ignatius Jesuit Centre - Orchard Park, Courtyard Garden
5420 Hwy 6 N
Guelph, ON
N1H 6J2
Intersection: Hwy 6 N and Hwy 7 (Woodlawn Rd)
Location: Ignatius Jesuit Centre of Guelph - Orchard Park, courtyard garden
Accessibility: Wheelchair Accessible    Wheelchair Accessible
Accessibility Notes: barrier free environment
Hours: Programs (spring, summer, fall) Mon-Fri 9 am-4 pm
Board meetings held 8-10 times annually
Contacts: Sharon Stewart - Project Founder and Registered Horticultural Therapist
sharon_stewart@rogers.com
Bob Moore - Chair
bob.moore.guelph@gmail.com
Service Description: Social and therapeutic gardening for people of diverse backgrounds and abilities to facilitate personal growth, community integration, environmental well-being and to enrich lives.

Children and Youth School Programs
  • student participants (at risk youth)
  • special needs / alternative learning program referrals

Horticultural Therapy Internship Program
  • accredited by Canadian Horticultural Therapy Association
  • candidates must be on a career path to become Registered Horticultural Therapist
  • must complete 1000 intern hours

Supported Volunteer Program
  • participant referrals from mental health community
  • garden activities supported by Registered Horticultural Therapist

Fee for Service - Referred Client Populations
  • gardening workshops enhance the personal skills of participants, promote health, and facilitate community integration
  • workshops are private, usually one-to-one

Annual Community Events
  • Taste Real Local Food Fest - provides garden tours, workshops, sale of plants and garden products
  • Beauty and the Beets event - sale of products made by the students

Fees: Donation - donations welcome
Application: Call or visit website for information
Eligibility - Population(s) Served: to volunteer ; referral for program participation

* Fee for Service - Referred Client Populations: participants referred from community agencies, local schools, family members, health care organizations
* Supported Volunteer Program - participants referred by mental health professionals and clinics
* Children and Youth School Programs - referrals from alternative learning or special needs programs (Upper Grand District School Board, Wellington Catholic District School Board)
Age: 14.00 years and older
Languages: English
Area(s) Served:
Guelph  
See Also: Fitness, Recreational and Social Programs for People with Disabilities

This information was last completely updated on December 11, 2017

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