Definition

Emergency overnight spaces that offer a safe, warm indoor space and connections to other supports to meet the immediate needs of people experiencing homelessness. Provided to respond to increased demand for homeless shelters and/or operate from a low-barrier approach to serve people who may otherwise not access homeless shelters.

Category

Homelessness and Housing First Solutions

Sub-category

Homeless Outreach and Overnight Services

Related Terms

24-hour Respite Site

24-hour Women’s Drop-in

Streets to Homes Assessment and Referral Centre (SHARC) Respite

Warming Centre

Out of the Cold Program