News from Guelph & Wellington Task Force for Poverty Elimination

Community cold weather response for homeless in Guelph and Wellington County

The cold weather response directs those who see someone on the street in need of non-emergency assistance to call police.

December 23, 2016

September 28: Can a Basic Income Guarantee Eliminate Poverty?


Where: Evergreen Seniors Centre, 283 Woolwich Street, Guelph N1H 3Y8

This is a free event featuring a panel discussion. All are invited. 

September 13, 2016

September 14: Federal Election Outreach & Barriers to Voting

When: Monday, September 14, 2015, 6 p.m. - 8 p.m.

Where: Shelldale Centre, 20 Shelldale Crescent, Guelph

Contact: or 1-800-265-7293 ext. 4360

Community members in the Guelph & Wellington region are invited to discuss how to better outreach to their community to reduce barriers to voting.

September 01, 2015

July 20: Consultation on Consumer Financial Protection, Guelph

When: Monday, July 20, 2015, 2 p.m. - 5 p.m.

Where: Evergreen Seniors Centre, 683 Woolwich Street, Guelph, Ontario, N1H 6H7

The provincial government is looking for input on services such as payday loans, cheque cashing, money transfers, and debt collection agencies.

July 07, 2015

November 20, 27: Income Security Workshop

Date Wednesday, November 20 in Guelph; Wednesday, November 27, Arthur
Time 4 p.m.
Place see directions below
Phone 519-846-2715 ext. 4622

These are workshops in Guelph and Arthur for front-line employees or volunteers in the social services sector.

November 01, 2013