‘Get Connected’ – Phone Drive

‘Get Connected’ is a program led by the Guelph Community Health Centre and developed in partnership to help address digital and network access for clients from Guelph Wellington Women in Crisis, County of Wellington and Family Counselling & Support Services for Guelph-Wellington and the Guelph Community Health Centre.

‘Get Connected’ is a move toward digital equity by providing devices and talk & text plans

We need:

  • Cell phones in good working order (Android Preferred)
  • Chargers and Cables
  • Canadian purchased phones preferred

How can you get involved?

  • Donate
    • Phone and chargers drop off locations:
    • Shelldale Centre, 20 Shelldale Crescent, Family Counselling Support Services (FCSS)
    • Skyline Community Hub, 900 Tower Street, Fergus (FCSS)
    • Women in Crisis, 38 Elizabeth Street
    • Guelph Tool Library’s ‘Good Call’ program
    • https://www.canadahelps.org/en/dn/7869 Drop Down to ‘Get Connected’
  • Volunteer or email to explore other ways to support this program
  • Follow and share #PhoneDriveGuelph

Please unlock and factory reset before donating phones.
See these links for how to:


– Android: https://support.google.com/android/answer/6088915?hl=en

– Apple: https://support.apple.com/en-ca/HT201274

A local certified data sanitation company will ensure all data is scrubbed and sanitized  before the phones and chargers are given to clients.

The Guelph Tool Library and the ‘Good Call’ are working together with ‘Get Connected’ to ensure every phone is in good working order before going back into our community.

Funded in part by the Government of Canada’s Emergency Community Support Fund, through United Way Guelph Wellington Dufferin

For more information call 519-821-6638 x326 or email digitalequity@guelphchc.ca. To learn more about digital divide, click here.


Thank you to our project funders and partners

‘Get Connected’ is a program led by the Guelph Community Health Centre, and developed in partnership to help address digital and network access for clients from Guelph Wellington Women in Crisis, County of Wellington and Family Counselling & Support Services for Guelph-Wellington and the Guelph Community Health Centre.

Funded in part by the Government of Canada’s Emergency Community Support Fund, through United Way Guelph Wellington Dufferin

For more information call 519-821-6638 x326 or email digitalequity@guelphchc.ca.

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