Definition

Provides a place to sleep overnight and a meal program that is delivered by volunteers in a network of inter-denominational faith-based organizations during the winter season (November to April). Services vary, depending on the location, and may include showers, laundry, clothing, and service referrals. A City-funded community agency coordinates the services and provides staffing, cleaning services, housing supports and other supports as needed. An allied shelter service that is open every night during winter, on a rotating basis by location.

Category

Homelessness and Housing First Solutions

Sub-category

Homeless Outreach and Overnight Services

Related Terms

Allied Shelter Services

24-hour Respite Site

24-hour Women’s Drop-in

Streets to Homes Assessment and Referral Centre (SHARC) Respite

Warming Centre

Service Information

See Homeless Help for the location and service details of this program.