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Hamilton

SHELTERS

Native Women’s Centre
905-664-1114

Native Women’s Centre – Healing Our Sisters
905-389-9908

Good Shepherd – Family Centre
143 Wentworth Street South
905-528-9442
24 hours

Good Shepherd – Women’s Shelter (Mary’s Place)
30 Pearl St. North
905-540-8000 – general information
905-523-6277 – crisis line
Mon – Sun 24 hours

Good Shepherd – Women’s Shelter (Martha House)
25 Ray St. North
905-523-8895
Mon – Sun 24 hours

Mission Services of Hamilton (Inasmuch House)
905-529-8149 – general info
905-529-8600 – crisis line
Mon – Sun 24 hours

Interval House
630 Sanatorium Rd
905-387-9959 – general info
905-387-8881 – crisis line
Mon – Sun 24 hours

Salvation Army Halton Lighthouse Shelter
905-339-2918
*located in Oakville. The shelter may be able to arrange transportation to Burlington shelter

Barrett Centre
905-529-7878
*Crisis Line, Mental Health Crisis line, Shelter Service

EMERGENCY FOODS & COMMUNITY KITCHENS

Salvation Army – Food Bank
80 Bay St. North
905-540-1888
Mon-Wed, Fri 9:30 am – 11:45 am, 1pm- 3:30 pm
*Thur 9:30 am – 11:45 am

Salvation Army – Food Bank
150 King St. W Ste 1 Dundas
905-627-0572
Mon, Wed, Fri 9:30 am – 11:30 am; Fri 1pm – 3:30 pm

Restoration House – Food Bank
103 McNab St. North
905-527-1622
Fri 12:00 noon

Welcome Inn Community Centre- Food Bank
40 Wood Street
905-712-4726
Mon, Wed, Fri 11:30 am – 2:00 pm

Neighbour to Neighbour Centre – Food Bank and Emergency Services
28 Athens St.
905-574-1334
Mon – Wed 9:30 am – 3:30 pm; Thur 12:30 pm – 7:30pm; Fri closed; Pet food also available

Eva Rothwell Centre – Emergency Food Pantry
460 Wentworth St.
905-526-1558 ext: 419
Mon – Fri 10 am – 4 pm

Good Shepard – Venture Centre Marketplace
155 Cannon St. East
905-972-9485
Mon, Thur 9 am – 3 pm
Provides food and clothing

Mission Services of Hamilton – Good Food Centre
196 Wentworth St. North
905-528-4212
Mon – Fri 9:30 am – 12:30 pm
*Provides hampers that contains 5 food groups and 3-5 days of food for every person in the home

Ancaster Community Services - Food bank
300 Wilson St East
905-648-6675
Office: Mon – Fri 9 am – 4 pm
*Food Bank Mon, Tue 9 am – 4 pm by appointment only

King’s Way Outreach Centre – Food Pantry
649 King St. East
905-296-9473
Mon – Thur 11 am – 12:30 pm; 1:30 pm – 3 pm
*Grocery baskets provided to those in need upon request as food items are available

 

 

Ottawa

SHELTERS AND TRANSITIONAL SUPPORT AND HOUSING PROGRAMS 

Oshki Kizis Lodge (Aboriginal Women)
(613) 789-1141

Minwaashin Lodge (Aboriginal Women)
(613) 741-5590 ext. 233 or ext. 226

Chrysalis House - Human Trafficking Women’s Shelter (Women only)
(613) 591-5901 ext. 243
(613) 591-8912

Interval House - Abused Women’s Shelter (Women only)
(613) 234-8511
E-mail: residential@intervalhouseottawa.org

Lanark County Interval House (Women only)
1-800-267-7946

Maison d’Amitié (French only)
(613) 747-0020
(613) 747-9116

Nelson House
(613) 225-3129
(613) 225-4653

Harmony House Womens shelter
(613) 233-3386
La Présence
(613) 241-8297

Evelyn Horne Emergency and Transitional Housing (Young Women)
(613) 789-8220

TRANSITIONAL - SUPPORT AND HOUSING PROGRAMS 

Carlington Community and Health Services
(613) 722-4000 ext. 260 (bilingual) TTY (613) 761-7633

Catholic Family Service Ottawa
(613) 233-8478 (bilingual) TTY (613) 233-1866

Eastern Ottawa Resource Centre
(613) 741-6025 (bilingual) TTY (613) 741-3556

Family Services à la famille Ottawa
(613) 725-3601 ext. 210

Immigrant Women Services Ottawa
(613) 729-3145

Western Ottawa Community Resource Centre
(613) 820-9909 (bilingual) TTY (613) 591-0484

Banff Avenue Community House
2084A-B Banff Ave, Ottawa, Ontario
613-739-5702

ACO AIDS Committee of Ottawa
19 Main street Ottawa, Ontario
(613) 238-5014

EMERGENCY FOOD

Shepherds of Good Hope
256 King Edward Street, Ottawa, Ontario
613-789-8210

HARM REDUCTION RESOURCES AND HEALTH SERVICES

Site Needle & Syringe Program – Ottawa Public Health (supervised injection site)
Naloxone Distribution/ Partnership, RAPID TESTING, sexual health services
179 Clarence Street. Ottawa, Ontario
613-234-4641

Somerset West Clinic Nesi - (Supervised Injection Site) Safe inhalation program, health services, RAPID testing
55 Eccles Street. Ottawa, Ontario
613-761-0003
NESI VAN Outreach -613-761-0003

Sandy Hill Community Health Centre - Inhalation program, RAPID Testing, counselling, Health services
221 Nelson Street Ottawa, Ontario
613-789-6309

Wabano Centre For Aboriginal Health - Primary clinic, cultural programming, housing, youth programs, mental health supports
229 Montreal Rd. Ottawa, Ontario
613-748-5999

Ottawa Inner City Health Services - Improving health for vulnerable people, Health services, outreach
5 Myrand Avenue Ottawa, Ontario
613-562-4500

Immunodeficiency Clinic (HIV/AIDS) - Out patient services, requires referral
The Ottawa Hospital
501 Smyth Rd, Ottawa, Ontario
613-722-7000

South- East Ottawa Community Health Centre
1355 Bank Street Ottawa, Ontario
613-737-5115

1-866-532-3161 – Toll free, locates closest Community Health Services in your area

Site Needle & Syringe Program – Ottawa Public Health (supervised injection site) - (Harm Reduction Resources and Health Services) Naloxone Distribution/ Partnership, RAPID TESTING, sexual health services
179 Clarence Street, Ottawa, Ontario
613-234-4641

Somerset West Clinic Nesi - (Harm Reduction Resources and Health Services) (Supervised Injection Site) Safe inhalation program, health services, RAPID testing
55 Eccles Street. Ottawa, Ontario
613-761-0003
NESI VAN Outreach 613-761-0003

Sandy Hill Community Health Centre - (Harm Reduction Resources and Health Services) Inhalation program, RAPID Testing, counselling, Health services
221 Nelson Street Ottawa, Ontario
613-789-6309

Wabano Centre For Aboriginal Health - (Harm Reduction Resources and Health Services) Primary clinic, cultural programming, housing, youth programs, mental health supports
229 Montreal Rd. Ottawa, Ontario
613-748-5999

Ottawa Inner City Health Services - Improving health for vulnerable people, Health services, outreach
5 Myrand Avenue Ottawa, Ontario
613-562-4500

Immunodeficiency Clinic (HIV/AIDS) - (Harm Reduction Resources and Health Services) Out patient services, requires referral
The Ottawa Hospital
501 Smyth Rd, Ottawa, Ontario
613-722-7000

YOUTH PROGRAMMING AND OUTREACH

Boys and Girls Club of Ottawa - Police Youth Centre
1463 Prince of Wales Dr, Ottawa, Ontario
613-727-5398

Youth Services Bureau of Ottawa
2675 Queensview Dr, Ottawa, ON  K2B 8K2 
Administration 613-729-1000
Mental Health Services 613-562-3004
Downtown Drop-in 613-241-7788
Employment services 613-236-8244
Youth justice services 613-738-7776
Emergency shelter - young women 24 hours 613-789-8220
Emergency shelter - young

Youth Services Bureau of Ottawa - Downtown Services and Drop-In
147 Besserer St, Ottawa, ON  K1N 6A7 
613-241-7788

Youth Services Bureau of Ottawa - Young Men's Emergency and Transitional Housing Program
Ottawa, ON  K2B 8K2 
24 hours 613-907-8975
Head Office 613-729-1000

 

 

Sioux Lookout

SHELTERS

First Step Women's Shelter (only for abused women and their children)
Tel: (807) 737-1439
1st avenue

Out of the Cold Homeless Shelter
Tel: (807) 737-7499
25 Fair Street

Friendship Center
Tel: (807) 737-1903
52 King St

EMERGENCY FOOD

The homeless shelter has a small food bank that can be accessed Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday 1:30-4 pm

 

 

Thunder Bay

SHELTERS

Women & Children

Beendigen Inc. (Native Women’s Crisis Home)
Crisis Line 346-4357
Toll Free 1-888-200-9997

Faye Peterson Transition House
345-0450
Toll Free & TDD 1-800-465-6971

Other Shelters Booth Centre – Salvation Army (Men’s Hostel)
345-7319

Shelter House Thunder Bay (Rotary House)
623-8182

EMERGENCY FOOD

Community Information & Referral Services 211

Dew Drop Inn (St. Andrew’s Soup Kitchen)
345-0481

Redwood Park Opportunities Centre
577-3463

Salvation Army Soup Van Info
345-7319

Shelter House
623-8182

Thunder Bay Food Bank
626-9231

 

 

Toronto

SHELTERS

Anduhyaun Emergency Women’s Shelter
1296 Weston Rd, Toronto
416-920-1492 ext: 221

Native Women’s Centre – Healing Our Sisters
905-389-9908

Women’s Habitat Shelter 24/7 Crisis Line
416-252-5829
Administration & Outreach
416-252-7949 Mon – Fri 9am -5pm

Woodgreen Red Door Shelter
875 Queen St. E, Toronto
416-469-3457 

Nellie’s Women’s Shelter
416-461-1084

YMCA Women’s Shelter
80 Woodlawn Ave East, Toronto
416-693-7342

Adelaide Resource Centre for Women
416 Adelaide Street East
416-392-9243

Women’s Residence
674 Dundas Street West
416-392-5500

EMERGENCY FOOD BANKS & COMMUNITY KITCHENS

Toronto Council Fire Native Cultural Centre – Food Bank
439 Dundas St. East, Toronto
416-360-4350 ext: 245
*call ahead for details

Native Women Resource Centre
191 Gerrard St. East, Toronto
416-963-9963
Mon – Fri 10 am – 4:30 pm
*Food Bank 10 am – 12:00 pm; Lunch Mon. – Fri. 12:30 pm -1:30pm

Peel Aboriginal Network – Indigenous Friendship Centre
208 Britannia Road, Mississauga
905-712-4726
Mon – Fri 10 am – 5:30 pm

Daily Bread Food Bank – Allan Gardens (St. Luke’s United Church)
353 Sherbourne St. (Downtown East side)
416-924-9619
Thur 1pm – 3:30pm; Fri 10:30am – 12:00 pm & 1 pm – 3:30 pm

The Edmonton
275 Bleecker St. (Downtown East Side)
416-972-0630
New client registration – Mon, Wed, 1pm – 3pm, receive hampers the same day
*Food Bank – Wed-Thur 10 am – 11:15 am; closed on holiday Mondays

St. Ann Parish – Food Bank
120 First Avenue (Downtown East Side)
416-466-2127
Sat 9:30 am – 11 am
Closed most long weekends

Bethany Baptist Church
1041 Pape Ave (East York)
416-425-9472
*Food Bank Thur 1:15 pm -2:30 pm

Parkdale Community Food Bank
1499 Queen St. West Bsmt (Downtown West Side)
416-532-2375 Wed – Thur 11 am – 3:30 pm; Sat 10:30 am – 1:30 pm; Seniors and those with mobility devices only on Fridays 10:30 am – 1:30pm

Thorncliffe Food Bank
Leaside Park Drive – unit 5B, Toronto (East York)
647-428-9755
Mon 2pm – 4:30 pm; Thur 10 am – 4:30 pm

Fort York Food Bank
380 College St., Toronto (Downtown West Side)
416-203-3011
*Foodbank – Tue, Fri, Sat 9am – 2pm; Thur 9 am – 11:30 am

 

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Phone: (807) 577-1492 - Toll Free: 1-800-667-0816 - Fax: (807) 623-1104
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