On any given night in Guelph Wellington, approximately 130 individuals seek out emergency shelter while many more go undocumented sleeping rough, couch surfing or occupying otherwise unsafe or unfit spaces.

Guelph-Wellington has joined 28 other communities from across Canada as part of the 20,000 Homes Campaign, a powerful nationwide campaign that aims to permanently house 20,000 of Canada’s most vulnerable homeless people by July 1, 2018. This is a grassroots movement powered by community volunteers and we need your help.

FINAL REPORT: Guelph-Wellington Registry Week 2016

Guelph-Wellington Registry Week 2016 The 20,000 Homes Campaign is “national movement of communities working together to permanently house 20,000 of Canada’s most vulnerable homeless people by July 1, 2018.”[i] As a 20,000 Homes participating community, Guelph-Wellington hosted a Registry Week from April 25th to April 29th. During this week, trained volunteers administered a health and […]

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Registry Week Preliminary Results

Guelph-Wellington has joined 28 other communities from across Canada as part of the 20,000 Homes Campaign, a powerful nationwide campaign that aims to permanently house 20,000 of Canada’s most vulnerable homeless people by July 1, 2018. To help kick start action in our community, we held a “Registry Week.” From April 25th – April 27th, over […]

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Get Involved in Guelph-Wellington 20,000 Homes!

Guelph-Wellington is about to kick off its local participation in the 20,000 Homes Campaign, a nationwide movement to permanently house 20,000 of Canada’s most vulnerable homeless people by July 1, 2018 (www.20khomes.ca). The success of our kick-off Registry Week hinges on volunteers like you! We need volunteers to interview people experiencing homelessness. Some teams will […]

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