Shelter, Support and Housing Administration

Daily Shelter Census

July 25, 2017

To meet increasing demand for shelter, the City is adding beds to existing programs, opening new shelter programs, and providing additional beds in motels, mainly for families. More than 960 beds have been added since just before Christmas 2016, including 660 new beds in motel programs.

Shelter sectorOccupancyCapacityOccupancy rate
Co-ed 407 460 88%
Men 1664 1753 95%
Women 695 717 97%
Youth 503 518 97%
Family (shelters) 767 767 100%
Family (motels)

901

1180 76%
Total 4,937 5,395

92%

Figures show average nightly occupancy by month in all City of Toronto permanent emergency shelter programs. Statistics are from the Shelter Management Information System which was in use throughout the system by Jan 2011. These numbers do not include Out of the Cold programs.