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Guelph Independent Living

About Us

Independent Living is defined as having control of one’s life, being able to make decisions that affect one’s own life, and being able to pursue activities of one’s own choosing regardless of ability.

Guelph Independent Living provides services and supports to persons with a physical disability and older adults in the City of Guelph, supporting their decision to live in the home of their choice in the community.

Our Guiding Principles

Respect, Disgnity, and Individuality 

The dignity of risk, personal satisfaction and freedom of choice are fundamental to providing programs and services for and to persons with physical disabilities and older adults.

Innovation and Partnerships

We are committed to change and opportunities that build partnerships, mobilize community resources and empower individuals to work together.


We are committed to continuous self-evaluation and improvement in the delivery and scope of services that we provide.


We demonstrate transparency in decision-making, openness to challenge, responsiveness to emerging needs and efficient use of all resources.

People Excellence 

We acknowledge that our success is largely dependent on the skills and talents of our employees and volunteers. Our corporate culture is defined by diversity, open dialogue, mutual respect and continuous learning.