Services

  • The Board of Directors has suspended face-to-face activities until September, 2021 or until we are advised by authorities that we can reopen safely. 

Audio-Visual Resources

Many groups are embracing new technologies,  conducting online meetings, or recording videos to promote their activities.  We hope this can be an area for future growth. For now, we’ll try to help connect needs to our available resources.

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Community Support Services (CSS)

Community Support Services (CSS) provides specialized support to many of our most vulnerable seniors. If you or someone you know needs additional assistance, our expert staff and volunteers can help in many ways.

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Computer Mentoring

Volunteers are on hand to provide assistance for those having computing problems, currently available onlne only. We have a nicely equipped technology lab normally available to all members. You may also be interested in our Computer Club, listed with Activities.

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The Evergreen Kitchen

The Evergreen chef is busy preparing frozen homemade meals for you to pre-order and pick up! Bagels, soups, and frozen meals are available for pre-order and pickup. Follow the link for the current offerings and how to place your order!

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External Resources

Learn about a diverse range of resources in the area which may be of particular interest to seniors. This section provides dozens of links to information on community and government services to help navigate what is available for interests, health and well being.

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Facility Use

The Evergreen Seniors Community Centre is owned by the City of Guelph. Outside its use for the GWSA, the facility is available for other use. If you are interested in renting the Evergreen facility, you can find more information here.

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Fee Assistance in Recreation (FAIR)

Resources for active living need to be accessible to everyone. A confidential fee assistance program is available from the City of Guelph for recreation programs, swim passes, or selected memberships including the GWSA.  

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Garden Fresh Box

Currently not available. The Evergreen Seniors Community Centre is a pickup location for the Garden Fresh Box program sponsored by the Guelph Community Health Centre.

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Gift Shop

Currently not available. The Treasure Chest Gift Shop is open Mondays through Fridays from 8:30 am to 4 pm. Visit the shop and choose from an assortment of items lovingly hand-crafted by volunteers.

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Guelph Transit Information

Tickets and Senior Passes for Guelph Transit are available at the Front Desk at the Evergreen Centre. Learn more here about the City’s transportation network, including available passes and mobility services.

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Health Services

The GWSA arranges for some professionals to offer reasonable and convenient services for things like arthritis, diabetes,  foot care, and hearing improvement. Check with the Centre for current availability.

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Library-The Book Nook

Currently not availableCheck out the Evergreen Seniors Centre library (The Book Nook) which has a wonderful collection of fiction and non-fiction books, videocassettes, CDs and DVDs in our Rotary Rotunda.

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Livestreaming-Video Recording Studio

The GWSA is using funding from the New Horizons Seniors Program to set up a low-cost studio and provide technical expertise and training for seniors for livestreaming and recording demonstrations for our Activity Groups.

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The Sentinel

The printed edition of the Sentinel is one of the benefits of being a member of the GWSA. This monthly newsletter is available online and normally in printed format. The Sentinel team can also help with some printing needs.

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Technology Centre

Currently not available. The Evergreen Centre has a modern Technology Centre which is available to our members when not scheduled for use by the Computer Club. It’s a great place to explore the Internet and learn from others in a friendly and relaxed atmosphere.

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Accessibility

Guelph Wellington Seniors Association (GWSA) strives to ensure that all locations used by the GWSA provide barrier free services, supports, environments and employment. GWSA recognizes that the key principles of accessibility are independence, dignity, integration and equality. We are committed to complying with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA) and the Human Rights Code.  

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