Community Updates

Stay up-to-date with changes to our service locations, fundraising events, and changes to programs.

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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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