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Emergency and Transitional Housing

If you or someone you know is experiencing homeless or fleeing an abusive situation, an emergency housing facility can provide you with temporary housing and support.

All individuals and couples experiencing homelessness in York Region that are seeking shelter are asked to contact the Transitional Shelter Intake Line at 1-877-464-9675 ext. 76140 or email TransitionalShelter.Line@york.ca. Families with children are asked to contact the Family Shelter at Leeder Place at 1-888-554-5525.

For more information please call:

1-877-464-9675 (Monday to Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.)
TTY: 1-866-512-6228 (for the deaf or hard of hearing)

Outside the above days and times, please directly contact an emergency housing provider listed below for assistance or contact the Street Outreach Van at 1-866-553-4053.


Eligibility

To be eligible to stay, you must meet the requirements of the particular facility.


How to Apply

All individuals and couples experiencing homelessness in York Region that are seeking shelter are asked to contact the Transitional Shelter Intake Line at 1-877-464-9675 ext. 76140 or email TransitionalShelter.Line@york.ca. Families with children are asked to contact the Family Shelter at Leeder Place at 1-888-554-5525.


Winter Shelters

Emergency overnight accommodations are open annually from November to early May.

Inn from the Cold

Located in Newmarket, Inn from the Cold provides accommodation and services for adults including meals, laundry and clothing.

905-895-8889 – a monitored voicemail system is available
510 Penrose Street, Newmarket
November 9, 2020 to April 2021
Open 5 p.m. to 9 a.m., seven nights a week, November to early April
innfromthecold.ca

Mosaic Interfaith Out of the Cold

Services are available for adults including meals, clothing, transportation services, and referrals for housing, employment and income supports.

416-948-6682
Located in Markham and Richmond Hill
November 20, 2020 to March 2021
Open 4:30 p.m., seven nights a week, November to late March
miotc.ca


Adult Emergency Housing Facilities

Men

Porter Place Men's Shelter
Services provided by Blue Door
Phone: 905-898-1015
Toll Free: 1-888-554-5525
bluedoor.ca

Women

Belinda's Place (Emergency and Transitional)
Services provided by The Salvation Army
Phone: 289-366-HOPE (4673)


Women and Children Fleeing Abuse

Sandgate Women's Shelter
Phone: 905-722-3220 (crisis line)
Toll Free: 1-800-661-8294
sandgate.ca

Yellow Brick House Women's Shelter
Phone: 905-727-1944
Toll Free: 1-800-263-3247 (crisis line)
yellowbrickhouse.org


Families

Leeder Place Emergency Family Shelter
Services provide by Blue Door
Phone: 905-898-1015
Toll Free: 1-888-554-5525
bluedoor.ca


Youth

360°kids at Richmond Hill Hub (Male and Female - Emergency and Transitional)
Connections – Emergency Housing
STAY (Supportive Transitional Apartments for Youth) – Transitional Housing
Phone: 905-475-6694
360kids.ca

Sutton Youth Services (Co-ed - Emergency and Transitional)
Services provided by The Salvation Army
Phone: 905-722-9076
Toll Free: 1-877-972-0898
suttonyouthservices.ca


Emergency Housing use in York Region

The Regional Municipality of York partners with the Federal Government along with other municipalities across Canada to collect emergency housing data through the Homelessness Individuals and Families Information System (HIFIS).






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