Shelter Support for Individuals and Families Experiencing Homelessness
Our Shelter Support programs provide individuals and families experiencing homelessness with a shelter bed and access to basic needs such as meals, hygiene items, and showers.
Emergency Overnight Shelter
The Emergency Overnight Shelter, previously known as the Warming Centre, provides individuals experiencing homelessness an opportunity for a warm coffee, snacks, shower, and overnight shelter. The Emergency Overnight Shelter, located at 23 Gordon St., accommodates up to 27 people (males and females over the age of 25), on a first-come, first-served basis. The Overnight Emergency Shelter is open from 8:00 PM to 8:00 AM, seven nights a week.
This program is supported by our Diversion team, Housing Stability workers, and Housing Focused Outreach workers.
24/7 Supportive Shelter
The focus of the 24/7 Supportive Shelter is to provide access to food, showers, nursing, harm reduction, and court support. Individuals have their own rooms, common space, etc. Our support team – which includes shelter support and housing stability staff, are on site 24/7 to support residents and help them achieve their housing goals. The focus of the 24/7 Supportive Shelter is to help support individuals and families in their housing stability goals by providing access to meals, showers, nursing, harm reduction, financial and court support. Our support team – which includes Shelter Support and Housing Stability staff, are on-site 24/7 to support individuals and help them achieve their health and housing goals. Participants in this program are supported through our Housing Café program which offers coaching and hands on support in looking for housing, attending viewings, connect with landlords and building skills to secure and maintain long-term housing.