Guide to Services for People Who Are Homeless

Emergency Shelters

Shelters that do not have direct admission are not on the list. Shelters are open Monday to Sunday, 24 hours unless otherwise noted. The preferred way to access shelter is to call 311 or Central Intake 416-338-4766 or Toll free 1-877-338-3398. During the winter the City funds Out of the Cold programs which are operated by volunteers and coordinated through Dixon Hall.

Family

Birkdale Residence
416-392-5650
1229 Ellesmere Road
toronto.ca/housing
ssha@toronto.ca
Women (16+) and their children

Christie Refugee Welcome Centre
416-588-9277
43 Christie Street
christiestreetrc.com
general@christiestreetrc.com
Families, women with children, single women

Family Residence
416-397-1318
4222 Kingston Road
toronto.ca/housing
ssha@toronto.ca
Families, including partners

Red Door Family Shelter
Intake 416-688-7265
875 Queen Street East
reddoorshelter.ca
reception@reddoorshelter.ca
Families, women with children

Robertson House
416-392-5662
291 Sherbourne Street
toronto.ca/housing
ssha@toronto.ca
Women and their children

Sojourn House
416-864-0515
101 Ontario Street
sojournhouse.org
info@sojournhouse.org
Single refugees and claimants, families with children

Toronto Community Hostel
416-925-4431
191 Spadina Road
tchostel.org
info@tchostel.org
Refugee families with children

Mixed adult

Assessment and Referral Centre
24-hour line 416-392-0090    
129 Peter Street
toronto.ca/housing
ssha@toronto.ca
Housing walk-in services Mon, Wed, Fri 9-12 noon
Clients must arrive by 11:30 am

COSTI Reception Centre
416-922-6688
100 Lippincott Street
costi.org
info@costi.org
18+

Dixon Hall Heyworth House
416-691-0012
2714 Danforth Avenue
dixonhall.org
info@dixonhall.org
24+

Fred Victor Bethlehem United Shelter
416-644-1734
1161 Caledonia Road
fredvictor.org
18+, pets allowed

Homes First Society - Scarborough Shelter
416-395-0993
3576 St. Clair Avenue East
homesfirst.on.ca
admin@homesfirst.on.ca
18+

University Settlement Shelter
416-598-3444 ext 239
23 Grange Road
universitysettlement.ca
18+
Oct-May: Fr, Sa, Su 5:30 pm.-6:30 am
June-Sept: Sa, Su 5:30 pm.-6:30 am

Single Men

Christie-Ossington Men’s Shelter
416-516-8642
973 Lansdowne Avenue
conccommunity.org
18+
Mon-Fri 4:30 pm-8 am
Sa, Sun 24/7

Cornerstone Place
647-346-0616
616 Vaughan Road
thecornerstone.ca
preid833@gmail.com
25+
Mon-Sun 5:30 pm-7:30 am

Dixon Hall Schoolhouse
416-960-9240
349 George Street
dixonhall.org
harvey.stein@dixonhall.org
18+
Mon-Sun 4 pm-12 midnight

Good Shepherd Centre
416-869-3619
412 Queen Street East
goodshepherd.ca
18+
Mon-Sun 5:30 pm-8 am

Native Men’s Residence
416-652-0334
14 Vaughan Road
nameres.org
general@nameres.org
16+

Salvation Army - Gateway
416-368-0324
107 Jarvis Street
thegateway.ca
information@thegateway.ca
21+

Salvation Army - Maxwell Meighen
416-366-2733
135 Sherbourne Street
maxwellmeighen.ca
18+

Scott Mission Overnight Shelter
416-923-8872
502 Spadina Avenue
scottmission.com
info@scottmission.com
24+
Mon-Sun 7 pm-7 am

Seaton House Main Site
416-392-5522
339 George Street
toronto.ca/housing
ssha@toronto.ca
18+

St. Simon’s Shelter
416-925-7475
525 Bloor Street East
stsimonsshelter.ca
stsimonsshelter@bellnet.ca
18+
Mon-Sun 4:30 pm-8:30 am
 

Single Women

Fred Victor Centre Women's Hostel
416-368-2642
86 Lombard Street
fredvictor.org
18+
3 pm-9:30 am

Homes First Society - Savard’s
416-395-0932
1322 Bloor Street West
homesfirst.on.ca
admin@homesfirst.on.ca
18+ with mental health issues

Nellie’s
416-461-1084
confidential address
nellies.org
community@nellies.org
16+ or women with children

Salvation Army - Evangeline Residence
416-762-9636
2808 Dundas Street West
salvationarmy.ca
16+

Salvation Army - Florence Booth
416-603-9800
723 Queen Street West
salvationarmy.ca
16+

St. Vincent De Paul - Elisa House
416-259-2528
60 Newcastle Street
svdptoronto.org
elisahouse.svdptoronto@rogers.ca
18+

St. Vincent De Paul - Mary’s Home
416-595-1578
70 Gerrard Street East
svdptoronto.org
boluwolerotimi.maryshome@rogers.com
16+

Street Haven at the Crossroads
416-967-6060
87 Pembroke Street
streethaven.com
info@streethaven.com
16+

Women’s Residence Main Site
416-392-5500
674 Dundas Street West
toronto.ca/housing
ssha@toronto.ca
16+

YWCA First Stop Woodlawn
Crisis line 416-922-3271
80 Woodlawn Avenue East
ywcatoronto.org
1intake@ywcatoronto.org
16+

Youth

Covenant House
416-598-4898
Crisis line 416-593-4849
Toll Free 1-800-435-7308
20 Gerrard Street East
covenanthouse.ca
general@covenanthouse.ca
16-24

Eva’s Place
416-441-1414
Crisis line 416-441-4060
360 Lesmill Road
evasinitiatives.com
info@evas.ca
16-24

Eva’s Satellite
Crisis line 416-229-1874
25 Canterbury Place
evasinitiatives.com
info@evas.ca
16-24

Horizons for Youth
416-781-9898
422 Gilbert Avenue
horizons4youth.org
info@horizonsforyouth.org
16-24

Kennedy House Youth Services
416-421-7776
1076 Pape Avenue
kennedyhouseyouthshelter.com
info@kennedyhouse.org
16-24
 
Turning Point Emergency Shelter
416-925-9250
95 Wellesley Street East
turningpoint.ca
info@turningpoint.ca
16-24 men

YMCA House
416-504-9700
7 Vanauley Street
ymcagta.org
16-24 men

Youth Without Shelter
416-748-0110
6 Warrendale Court
yws.on.ca
communications@yws.on.ca
16-24

YWCA First Stop Woodlawn
Crisis line 416-923-8454
80 Woodlawn Avenue East
ywcatoronto.org
1intake@ywcatoronto.org
16-25 women


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