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Shelter House

Emergency Overnight Shelter


Description
Meal service is operating by take-out only until further notice.  There is limited access to the building and all volunteers are screened before entering.
If anyone would like to donate food, call 807-474-4357 to arrange a drop-off time.  Monetary donations are asked to be made online.
  • Provides food, clothing and shelter to those in need within the community
  • Refers individuals to appropriate community resources
Soup Kitchen
  • Offers a hot nutritious meal on a daily basis to anyone in need
Overnight Shelter
  • Provides a dormitory style facility with 27 beds for male, 5 beds for female, 10 beds for youth (5 male, 5 female); overflow capacity for 20 additional beds
  • Each dorm has washroom, shower area, lockers
  • Laundry facilities available to residents
  • Provides breakfast, lunch and supper served daily
Clothing Depot
  • Provides free clothing for individuals in need
Donations
  • Gratefully accepts donations, particulary of the following much needed items:
    • Personal hygiene products (toothbrushes, toothpaste, hairbrushes, soap, shampoo, etc)
    • Feminine hygiene products
    • Towels and rags
    • Blankets
    • Socks and underwear
    • Hats and toques, mittens and gloves
  • Donations can be dropped off at the shelter before 1:30 pm or after 3:30 pm, 7 days a week
Comments
Parents with children requiring overnight accommodations should contact the Salvation Army Booth centre
Hours of Operation
Mon
0000 - 2400
Tue
0000 - 2400
Wed
0000 - 2400
Thu
0000 - 2400
Fri
0000 - 2400
Sat
0000 - 2400
Sun
0000 - 2400

Modified Hours for soup kitchen: by take-out only
Mon-Sun 24 hours
Soup Kitchen: Daily 1:30 pm-2:30 pm, 7 pm-8 pm
Eligibility
Individuals 16 years of age and older
Application Process
Overnight accommodation -- Application form for assistance from Ontario Works will be completed if person is eligible
Fees
None - for individuals eligible for Ontario Works
Documents Required
No documents required
Accessibility
Fully Accessible
Legal Status
(50) Non Profit
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Copyright
211 Ontario North
Last Verified On
January 28, 2021