Attainable housing

The County of Wellington has released a new report called “Attainable Housing Strategy”. Here is the problem as stated in the report: “The dominant form of housing in the County is single detached dwellings which is a type of housing that is no longer affordable for moderate income households. Current data regarding housing supply indicates…

Vital Signs 2019

Here is the Centre Wellington Community Foundation’s Vital Signs 2019 report, and an excerpt: Read the full report for information on The gap between the rich & poor Belong & leadership Arts & culture Health Housing Environment

Help End Homelessness and Precarious Housing!

Guelph-Wellington has joined 28 other communities from across Canada as part of the 20,000 Homes Campaign, a powerful nationwide movement that aims to permanently house 20,000 of Canada’s most vulnerable homeless people by July 1, 2018. Registry Week (April 25-28) is designed to jump-start our campaign to end homelessness by mobilizing our community to gather…

20,000 Homes Campaign

Guelph & Wellington is a participating community in this Canada-wide campaign…. More information in February. Principles These principles guide the campaign: Housing First Permanent, safe, appropriate and affordable housing with the support necessary to sustain it, happens first and fast. We believe housing is a right for all Canadians. Knowing who’s out there Every homeless…

2014 Youth Homelessness Report

Youth homelessness is unique because young people are still in the developmental stage of their lives. For most young people, family support plays a key role as they navigate the process of becoming self – sufficient adults. Families often provide basic needs, financial support, one-on-one support and advocacy, social and emotional support, and guidance. Young…

2014 Guelph-Wellington Housing Access Guide

The Guelph and Wellington Poverty Task Force & the Wellington-Guelph Housing Committee have released the 2014 Guelph-Wellington Housing Access Guide. The guide provides information about searching for housing, keeping your housing, emergency housing, and more. It can be accessed by clicking here.