Homelessness

The County of Wellington is the provincially designated Service Manager for the delivery of homelessness programmes in Wellington County and the City of Guelph. The County and the community have a shared interest in appropriate housing for all of our vulnerable citizens. The County's role as service manager includes responsibilities such as planning, resource allocation, quality assurance and service provision.

The County of Wellington administers funding for Emergency Shelters, Domiciliary Hostels, the Housing Stability Programme, the Rent Bank and the Emergency Energy Programme.

To learn more about the programmes funded under the Emergency Shelter Programme and to access a copy of the County of Wellington's Emergency Shelter Standards visit our Emergency Shelters page.

To learn more about the programmes funded under the Domiciliary Hostel Programme and to access a copy of the County of Wellington's Domiciliary Hostel Standards visit our Domiciliary Hostels page.