United in Conversation: Understanding Homelessness

“United In Conversation” – an innovative, signature community conversation framework. United In Conversation events will bring people together to learn and unlearn in collaborative, interactive discussion sessions between community members...

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As Time Goes By – A 75th Anniversary Celebration

For 75 years, United Way Guelph Wellington Dufferin has worked to monitor and meet the pressing social needs of our local community. The local United Way began in 1940 as...

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Children 0-6: Child Care & Early Learning (Guelph/Wellington)

This fact sheet looks at child care and early learning for children birth to six in Guelph and Wellington County (August 2010). Download PDF

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Health, Child Protection, Bullying & Crime

This fact sheet highlights select trends and issues related to children and youth in the City of Guelph and the County of Wellington. Download PDF

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Seniors and Transportation in Guelph & Wellington County

Access to transportation is considered essential to seniors’ quality of life and their sense of freedom and independence to come and go from places. Volunteers play a crucial role in...

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Seniors and Social Isolation in Guelph & Wellington County

Social isolation results when individuals do not have significant contact with others which can impact their quality of life. There are several things that may contribute to individuals becoming socially...

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Barriers to Independent Living – Vision

Barriers to Independent Living - Vision provides a quick overview of the data available on the effects of vision impairments on independent living. Download PDF

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Seniors’ Housing and Supports in Guelph & Wellington County

As the health of seniors decrease, many are forced to relocate from their homes to a more supportive environment. This transition can have a negative impact on an individual’s level...

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Seniors Demographic in Guelph & Wellington County

With a local aging population that is living longer, it is very important that services are available to meet the needs of the older adults. National trends show that families...

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