Core Values


Dignity, Compassion, Encouragement

We will treat everyone in a compassionate, dignified manner, no matter what their current challenges and needs are.

We will help individuals and families grow in a safe and caring environment.

We will provide all who are in need of food with the highest quality food possible.

We will help provide a sense of genuine community where all people feel accepted.

We will help people move towards greater independence through education, instruction and mentoring.

We will strongly encourage all who receive assistance and care to give back through volunteering at HOPE House.

We will help those in need to connect with the right resources that can help them move towards greater independence.

We will work together with other agencies, staff and volunteers to achieve the shared mission.

We will provide a voice for poverty in the Guelph community.

We will continually assess the needs in our community and we will respond to those needs to the best of our ability.