These statistics reflect the previous day’s activity across the permanent shelter system. Statistics are as of 4 a.m. the following morning. They are posted daily during the week with weekend activity provided on Mondays.

To meet increasing demand for shelter, the City has been adding beds to existing programs, opening new shelter programs, and expanding motels and shelter services, mainly for families. Current capacity shows 2,667 more beds than were available November 1, 2016, including 2,172 beds added since that time to motel programs, largely for families.

May 18, 2018

Shelter Sector Occupancy Capacity Occupancy Rate
Co-ed  576 603 96%
Men  1,831 1,926 95%
Women  737 750 98%
Youth  513 528 97%
Family (shelters)  719 719 100%
Family (motels)  2,339 2,573 91%
Total  6,715 7,099 95%

May 19, 2018

Shelter Sector Occupancy Capacity Occupancy Rate
Co-ed  584 603 97%
Men  1,825 1,926 95%
Women  737 750 98%
Youth  516 528 98%
Family (shelters)  719 719 100%
Family (motels)  2,330 2,573 91%
Total  6,711 7,099 95%

May 20, 2018

Shelter Sector Occupancy Capacity Occupancy Rate
Co-ed  587 603 97%
Men  1,822 1,926 95%
Women  741 750 99%
Youth  517 528 98%
Family (shelters)  720 720 100%
Family (motels)  2,319 2,573 90%
Total  6,706 7,100 94%

May 21, 2018

Shelter Sector Occupancy Capacity Occupancy Rate
Co-ed  509 518 98%
Men  1,843 1,926 96%
Women  739 750 99%
Youth  517 528 98%
Family (shelters)  721 721 100%
Family (motels)  2,317 2,573 90%
Total  6,646 7,016 95%

Figures show average nightly occupancy by month in all City of Toronto permanent emergency shelter programs. Statistics are from the Shelter Management Information System which was in use throughout the system by Jan 2011.

 

May 18, 2018

  • Out of the Cold: Closed for the season.
  • Better Living Centre is closed.
  • 24-hour Respite Sites: 455 individuals at eight sites.
    • Lambton Arena (opened May 7): 103. Capacity: 120.
    • Cowan Ave: 18. Capacity: 21.
    • Margaret’s: 50. Capacity: 50.
    • Park Rd: 29. Capacity: 30.
    • Progress Rd: 43. Capacity: 49.
    • St Felix: 50. Capacity: 50.
    • Davenport Rd: 62. Capacity: 100.Note this program is closing, with no service after Wednesday, May 23; and no new referrals as of May 18.
    • George St: 100. Capacity: 105.
  • 24-hour Women’s Drop-ins: 122 individuals at two sites.
    • Sistering: 56. Capacity: 50.
    • Fred Victor: 66. Capacity: 67.
  • Warming Centre: Site closed.
    • Metro Hall: 0. Capacity: 30.

May 19, 2018

  • Out of the Cold: Closed for the season.
  • Better Living Centre is closed.
  • 24-hour Respite Sites: 463 individuals at eight sites.
    • Lambton Arena (opened May 7): 105. Capacity: 120.
    • Cowan Ave: 18. Capacity: 21.
    • Margaret’s: 50. Capacity: 50.
    • Park Rd: 30. Capacity: 30.
    • Progress Rd: 44. Capacity: 49.
    • St Felix: 50. Capacity: 50.
    • Davenport Rd: 62. Capacity: 100.Note this program is closing, with no service after Wednesday, May 23; and no new referrals as of May 18.
    • George St: 104. Capacity: 105.
  • 24-hour Women’s Drop-ins: 112 individuals at two sites.
    • Sistering: 51. Capacity: 50.
    • Fred Victor: 61. Capacity: 67.
  • Warming Centre: Site closed.
    • Metro Hall: 0. Capacity: 30.

May 20, 2018

  • Out of the Cold: Closed for the season.
  • Better Living Centre is closed.
  • 24-hour Respite Sites: 443 individuals at eight sites.
    • Lambton Arena (opened May 7): 89. Capacity: 120.
    • Cowan Ave: 16. Capacity: 21.
    • Margaret’s: 50. Capacity: 50.
    • Park Rd: 30. Capacity: 30.
    • Progress Rd: 47. Capacity: 49.
    • St Felix: 46. Capacity: 50.
    • Davenport Rd: 65. Capacity: 100.Note this program is closing, with no service after Wednesday, May 23; and no new referrals as of May 18.
    • George St: 100. Capacity: 105.
  • 24-hour Women’s Drop-ins: 122 individuals at two sites.
    • Sistering: 57. Capacity: 50.
    • Fred Victor: 65. Capacity: 67.
  • Warming Centre: Site closed.
    • Metro Hall: 0. Capacity: 30.

May 21, 2018

  • Out of the Cold: Closed for the season.
  • Better Living Centre is closed.
  • 24-hour Respite Sites: 447 individuals at eight sites.
    • Lambton Arena (opened May 7): 88. Capacity: 120.
    • Cowan Ave: 19. Capacity: 21.
    • Margaret’s: 50. Capacity: 50.
    • Park Rd: 30. Capacity: 30.
    • Progress Rd: 51. Capacity: 49.
    • St Felix: 50. Capacity: 50.
    • Davenport Rd: 56. Capacity: 100.Note this program is closing, with no service after Wednesday, May 23; and no new referrals as of May 18.
    • George St: 103. Capacity: 105.
  • 24-hour Women’s Drop-ins: 118 individuals at two sites.
    • Sistering: 57. Capacity: 50.
    • Fred Victor: 61. Capacity: 67.
  • Warming Centre: Site closed.
    • Metro Hall: 0. Capacity: 30.

 

Information is intended to provide an overview of overnight activity for the date provided. The stats are as of 4 a.m. the following morning.