Welcome Home to Grace Gardens!
Coming up to the end of the first month of being open, we thought you might be wondering how it’s going. Well, it’s amazing! The stories coming out of Grace Gardens are so heart warming that we wanted to share just a few of them with you. To give you some context, the folks that […]Learn More
Grace Gardens Grand Opening!
On July 18th, we joyfully extended our warmest welcome to our wonderful neighbors, fantastic community partners, excited new tenants, and our friendly local government representatives for a grand celebration at Grace Gardens. With a spread of delicious food, some heartfelt speeches, and tours of the new units and communal spaces, we all came together to […]Learn More
Grace Gardens Construction Update
Like many construction projects, our Grace Gardens Permanent Supportive Housing project has been delayed as a result of supply chain issues. Our dream of a 2022 opening has changed slightly with a new move in target of February 2023! It’s going to be a great year – we can see the finish line and cannot […]Learn More
Renovations Underway at Grace Gardens
Construction at Grace Gardens is officially underway! Demolition of the space began earlier this week, and we feel so thankful to be moving into the next phase of this Permanent Supportive Housing project. As per the original plan, the front office area of the former motel has been torn down as a result of the […]Learn More
Grace Gardens Receives Federal Funding
Words cannot describe how it feels to officially announce the Federal Government’s support of $6.4 million towards the Grace Gardens Permanent Supportive Housing project. Grace Gardens (formerly known as the Parkview Motel located at 721 Woolwich in Guelph) will provide 32 individuals who are currently experiencing homelessness in Guelph Wellington a safe and affordable place […]Learn More
A Home for the Holidays
An emergency campaign is being launched today by the Housing Locator for Guelph & Wellington County called “A Home for the Holidays” – the aim of the campaign is to source 20 market-rent units (a combination of rooms, studios, bachelors, multi-bedrooms) that will house the region’s homeless and at-risk. The campaign seeks to engage with […]Learn More
We’ve changed our name!
Exciting news! On November 15, we officially changed our name from Welcome In Drop In Centre to Stepping Stone! Our new name will better align with our mandate to address homelessness in Guelph-Wellington. Stepping Stone was chosen because it is also the name of our first shelter, established under the leadership of our founder, Sister […]Learn More