If you are looking for ways to help people who are homeless and vulnerable this holiday season, here are some suggestions from the community agencies that serve them. Click the points on the map or see the list below for what items each agency needs, volunteer opportunities and events. Organizations are listed in alphabetical order.

If you are looking to volunteer in particular, we have noted all of the agencies looking for volunteers at the end of the list. Details about types of help needed can be found in each agency’s listing.

Please contact the organization before dropping off your donation or for more information about volunteering. Details about each agency can be found by visiting their websites.

If you’re looking to help a specific agency or group of individuals, use the search field below to help find their listing.

Adam House
430 GLADSTONE AVE, Toronto, ON, M6H 3H9

Clients: Refugee claimants

Items needed: Pots/pans, cutlery sets, cooking/serving utensils, tea towels/dish cloths, can openers

Drop-offs: Monday to Friday 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.

Contact: Lucy Chaimiti, lchaimiti@adamhouse.org, 416-538-2836

www.adamhouse.org

Anishnawbe Health Toronto
179 GERRARD ST E, Toronto, ON M5A 2E5

Clients: Indigenous people

Items needed: Toys for gifts, non-perishable food for holiday baskets, gift cards

Drop-offs: Monday to Friday

Contact: Dianna Contin, dcontin@aht.ca, 416-360-0486

www.aht.ca

Arrabon House
29 WILSON PARK RD, Toronto, ON M6K 3B6

Clients: Youth 13-24

Items needed: Gift cards, personal hygiene supplies, clothing for youth, TTC tickets/tokens, theatre or sports tickets

Drop-offs: 24-hour facility, call to make arrangements

Contact: Karen Prosper, karenprosper@rogers.com, 416-536-7037

www.arrabonhouse.org

Christie Ossington Neighbourhood Centre - South
854 BLOOR ST W, Toronto, ON M6G 1M2

Clients: Homeless men

Items needed: Shaving cream, shampoo, hair brushes, new warm socks, toques

Drop-offs: Monday to Sunday

Contact: Greg Rogers, greg@conc.ca, 416-792-8941

www.conccommunity.org

Christie Refugee Welcome Centre
43 CHRISTIE ST, Toronto, ON M9G 3B1

Clients: Refugees

Items needed: Grocery gift cards, diapers, baby wipes, basket balls, soccer balls

Drop-offs: Monday to Friday 9 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Contact: Kerri Sylvester, general@christiestreetrc.com, 416-588-9277

www.crwc.to

Cornerstone Place
616 VAUGAN RD, Toronto, ON M6C 2R5

Clients: Adult men

Items needed: New underwear, new socks, gloves, toques/hats, deodorant

Drop-offs: Monday to Friday 2 p.m. to midnight

Contact: Beverly Hamlet, beverly.hamlet@gmail.com, 647-346-0616

Davenport Perth Neighbourhood Community and Health Centre
1900 DAVENPORT RD, Toronto, ON M6N 1B7

Clients: Marginalized adults 25-60, many with mental health and addictions issues, are homeless or at risk of homelessness

Items needed: Gift cards for food, personal hygiene supplies, winter clothes, bedding, TTC tokens

Drop-offs: Monday to Friday 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Contact: Eileen Hannan, ehannan@dpnchc.ca, 416-656-8025 ext 370

www.dpnchc.ca

Family Residence
4222 KINGSTON RD, Toronto, ON M1E 2M6

Clients: Homeless families

Items needed: Pyjamas, personal hygiene supplies, school supplies/backpacks, baby items, winter outerwear/accessories

Drop-offs: December 5 to 20Monday to Friday 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., with 24 hour notice

Contact: Leianne Spiteri, leianne.spiteri@toronto.ca, 416-397-1190

www.toronto.ca

Fred Victor
210 DUNDAS ST W, 4TH FL, Toronto, ON M5G 2E8

Clients: 16+ experiencing mental health concerns and their children

Items needed: Gift cards (grocery/dollar store), men’s large and extra large winter coats, winter accessories for men, women and children, gift cards for teens

Drop-offs: Monday to Friday 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Contact: Charmaine Walker, cwalker@fredvictor.org, 416-482-4103 ext 288

www.fredvictor.org

Fred Victor, Bethlehem United Shelter
1161 CALEDONIA RD, Toronto, ON M6A 2W9

Clients: Homeless adults and their animals

Items needed: Gift cards, pyjamas, pet food, towels, fitted sheets (twin & double)

Drop-offs: Monday to Sunday after 1 p.m.

Contact: Kelly Foss, kellybethfoss@fredvictor.org, 416-644-1734 ext 5201

www.fredvictor.org

Fred Victor Centre
2660 EGLINTON AVE E, Toronto, ON M1K 2S3

Clients: Homeless individuals, mental health and substance use concerns, individuals living in poverty, and those with language and cultural barriers

Items needed: Gift cards for No Frills/grocery stores, gift cards for Walmart, gift cards for malls

Drop-offs: Monday to Friday 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Contact: Vaughn Robertson, vrobertson@fredvictor.org,  416-482-4103 ext 238

www.fredvictor.org

Fred Victor Centre, Transition to Housing for Women and Transgender People
59 ADELAIDE ST E, Toronto, ON, M5C 1K6

Clients: Women and transgender people

Items needed: Dishes, pots and pans, cutlery, duvets, curtains

Drop-offs: 24/7

Contact: Ulli Groppler, ugroppler@fredvictor.org, 416-364-8228

www.fredvictor.org

Fred Victor, Food Services
145 QUEEN ST E, Toronto, ON M5A 1S1

Clients: Marginalized adults, many with mental health and addiction concerns and are homeless or at risk of homelessness

Items needed: Food items to prepare holiday meals (turkeys, vegetables, bread, coffee/tea), grocery store gift cards, monetary donations 

Drop-offs: Monday to Friday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Event: Holiday Dinner – Thursday, December 14 from 4 p.m.to 5:30 p.m.

Contact: Nancy Bolton, nbolton@fredvictor.org, 416-364-8228

www.fredvictor.org

Fred Victor, Open House Drop-in
145 QUEEN ST E, Toronto, ON M5A 1S1

Clients: Marginalized adults, many with mental health and addictions concerns and are homeless or at risk of homelessness

Items needed: Personal hygiene supplies/feminine hygiene products (not accepting razors or mouthwash), gift cards for food/grocery stores, TTC tokens/Metro passes; towels, gently used winter clothing/accessories, new underwear

Drop-offs: Monday to Friday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Contact: Nancy Bolton, nbolton@fredvictor.org, 416-364-8228

www.fredvictor.org

Fred Victor, Women's Hostel
86 LOMBARD ST, Toronto, ON M5C 1M3

Clients: Homeless women 25+ including senior women

Items needed: Women’s (all sizes) pyjamas, winter coats, blankets, house coats, winter boots

Drop-offs: Tuesdays, Thursdays, Saturdays, Sundays 10 a.m. to 9 p.m.

Contact: Andrea Willis, awillis@fredvictor.org, 416-368-2642

www.fredvictor.org

 

Good Shepherd Ministries
412 QUEEN ST E, Toronto, ON M5A 1T3

Clients: Homeless and disadvantaged individuals

Items needed: Toothbrushes, toothpaste, new men’s socks, peanut butter, tinned tuna

Drop-offs: Monday to Sunday 8:30 a.m to 4:30 p.m.

Event: Boxing Day Dinner – full roast beef dinner for individuals in need, served from noon to 2:30 p.m. December 26

Contact: Brother David Lynch, eileen@goodshepherd.ca, 416-869-3619

www.goodshepherd.ca

Homes First Society
90 SHUTER ST, 2nd FL, Toronto, ON M5B 2K6

Clients: Homeless adults living with mental health and addiction concerns, refugees, newcomers, victims violence and abuse

Items needed: Gift cards, personal hygiene supplies, bath towels/robes, bedding, new or gently-used winter clothing/accessories

Drop-offs: 24/7 at the following locations

  • Savards Women’s Shelter – 1322 Bloor St W, Toronto, ON  M6H 1P2
  • Strachan House – 805A Wellington St W, Toronto, ON  M5V 1G8
  • Kennedy Women’s Shelter – 702 Kennedy Rd, Scarborough, ON M1K 3N8
  • Scarborough Shelter – 3576 St. Clair Ave E, Toronto, ON  M1K 1M2

Contact: 

Houselink Community Homes
805 BLOOR ST W, Toronto, ON M6G 1L8

Clients: Individuals and families living with mental health concerns

Items needed: Warm winter clothing and outerwear for adults and children, toys for children ages 5-11, personal hygiene supplies, gift cards

Drop-offs: Call to make arrangements

Contact: Desmond Rowley, desmondro@houselink.on.ca, 416-539-0690 ext 322

www.houselink.on.ca

 

In Between Support Services

Clients: Low income seniors living with mental health and addiction concerns

Items needed: Personal hygiene supplies, TTC tokens, monetary donations

Drop-offs: Call to make arrangements, 24-hour notice

Volunteers needed: to create a professional website and to canvas/hand out flyers to other agencies

Contact: Necole, inbetween0716@gmail.com, 416-970-9656

Kennedy House Youth Services Shelter Program
1076 PAPE AVE, Toronto, ON M4K 3W5

Clients: Homeless youth 16-24

Items needed: Personal hygiene supplies, clothing, Xbox 1 games, patio furniture

Drop-offs: Monday to Friday 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Contact: Justine Van Veen, jvanveen@kennedyhouse.org, 416-421-7776

www.kennedyhouse.org

LAMP Community Health Centre: Adult Drop-in
185 FIFTH ST, Toronto, ON M8V 2Z5

Clients: Street involved/homeless adults, people living in poverty

Items needed: Personal hygiene supplies, winter apparel, feminine products, backpacks, sleeping bags

Drop-offs: Monday to Wednesday 7 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Contact: Judy Reed, judyr@lampchc.org, 416-252-9701 ext 261

www.lampchc.org 

Native Women's Resource Centre of Toronto
191 GERRARD ST E, Toronto, ON M5A 2E5

Clients: Aboriginal women and children

Items needed: Backpack Care Kits (including personal hygiene supplies), gift cards, down filled sleeping bags, thermal winter clothes, winter boots

Drop-offs: Wednesdays and Thursdays 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Volunteers needed: To assist with food preparation and serving dinner at Winter Solstice event

Events: Annual Winter Solstice event

Contact: Tesla Hunter, communitywellness@nwrct.ca, 416-963-9963

nwrct.ca

Parkdale Activity Recreation Centre (PARC)
1499 QUEEN ST W, Toronto, ON M6R 1A3

Clients: People rebuilding their lives, living in poverty and experiencing mental health concerns

Items needed: Gift cards, new wrapped gift items for adults, towels, sweatshirts (large adult sizes), dishware/cutlery

Drop-offs: Monday to Friday 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Contact: Kathy Allan, kallan@parc.on.ca, 416-537-2262

www.parc.on.ca

PASAN
526 RICHMOND ST E, Toronto, ON M5B 2C5

Clients: Post incarcerated individuals living with HIV, Hepatitis C, mental health concerns, and are homeless upon release from jail

Items needed: Winter coats, new socks, new underwear, sweatshirts, long johns

Drop-offs: Monday to Friday 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Contact: Lindsay Jennings, lindsay@pasan.org, 416-920-9567 ext 237

www.pasan.org

Riverdale Housing Action Group (RHAG)
357 COXWELL AVE, Toronto, ON M4L 3B8

Clients: Low-income women and families

Items needed: Financial donations and gift cards (grocery store), family board games, arts and craft kits, personal hygiene supplies, gifts for single, elderly women and young men

Drop-offs: Monday to Friday 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Volunteers needed: To assist with wrapping holiday gifts, help with outreach and fundraising, set-up/take-down of holiday party, kitchen and meal preparation for holiday party, entertainment (singers, actors, comedians, dancers, musicians) for holiday party, and craft table volunteers for holiday party; Family Sponsorship Program (contact office for details)

Events: RHAG Christmas Bazaar – December 16 from 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the RHAG office

Contact: Emily Parisian, emily@rhag.ca, or Kirsten Davey, 416-469-3278

www.rhag.ca

Robertson House
291 SHERBOURNE ST, Toronto, ON M5A 2R9

Clients: Women and children

Items needed: Toys, clothing, electronics, gift cards

Drop-offs: Monday to Friday 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Contact: Desiree Dockery, desiree.dockery@toronto.ca, 416-392-5877

www.toronto.ca

Seaton House
339 GEORGE ST, Toronto, ON M5A 2N2

Clients: Homeless men

Items needed: Desk top computers and a printer, men’s winter clothing/accessories, backpacks and refillable water bottles

Drop-offs: Monday to Friday 7 a.m. to 3 p.m., call to make arrangements outside of these hours

Contact: Rebecca McClellan, rebecca.mcclellan@toronto.ca, 416-397-7648
www.toronto.ca

Sistering: A Woman's Place
962 BLOOR ST W, Toronto, ON M6H 1L6

Clients: Marginalized, homeless and precariously-housed women

Items needed: Personal hygiene supplies, new socks/new underwear, gift cards (grocery stores, Walmart), towels, blankets

Drop-offs: 24/7, Monday to Friday preferred

Volunteers needed: To assist with decorating or making decorations, ironing table cloths, sorting/counting gift boxes, meal preparation in the kitchen

Contact: Wendy Bray, wbray@sistering.org, 416-926-9762 ext 233

www.sistering.org

St. Simon's Shelter
525 BLOOR ST E, Toronto, ON M4W 1J1

Clients: Men 19+

Items needed: Work boots (construction), footwear, jackets, large towels

Drop-offs: Monday and Thursday 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Contact: Kevin Dove, kevindove@bellnet.ca, 416-972-0627

www.stsimonsshelter.ca

Sojourn House
101 ONTARIO ST, Toronto, ON, M5A 2V2

Clients: Refugees

Items needed: Gift cards (groceries/book stores), unscented personal hygiene supplies, dolls/toddlers toys (ages 0-3), board games, movie vouchers

Drop-offs: Monday to Friday 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Contact: Fatima Saliu-Ediagbonya, fsaliu@sojournhouse.org, 416-864-9900 ext 242

www.sojournhouse.org

Street Haven at the Crossroads
87 PEMBROKE ST, Toronto, ON M5A 2N9

Clients: Single women experiencing or at-risk of homelessness

Items needed: Towels, blankets, underwear, winter coats, winter boots

Drop-offs: Monday to Friday 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Contact: Bobbie Gunn, bcgunn@streethaven.com, 416-967-6060

www.streethaven.com

Street Health
338 DUNDAS ST E, Toronto, ON M5A 2A1

Clients: Homeless and under housed individuals

Items needed: New or gently used and freshly laundered sleeping bags; new long johns, mittens, new/unopened personal hygiene supplies

Drop-offs: Monday to Friday 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Contact: Cathy Callaghan, cathy@streethealth.ca, 416-921-8668 ext 229

www.streethealth.ca

Syme Woolner Neighbourhood & Family Centre
2468 EGLINTON AVE W, Unit #3, Toronto, ON M6M 5E2

Clients: All

Items needed: Grocery vouchers, non-perishable foods, monetary donations for meal program, gifts for adults

Drop-offs: Monday to Friday 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Volunteers needed: To assist with sorting toys during the week of December 22, assist with holiday events and serving of Christmas meal on December 25

Event: Annual Christmas Lunch December 25 at 1:30 p.m.

Contact: Christine Taylor, christinet@symewoolner.org, 416-766-4634

www.symewoolner.org

The Neighbourhood Group
3036 DANFORTH AVE, Toronto, ON M4C 1N2

Clients: Marginally housed or homeless seniors

Items needed: Men’s clothing, men’s boots, winter clothing/accessories

Drop-offs: Monday to Friday 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Contact: Ashley Featherstone, afeatherstone@neighbourhoodlink.org, 416-691-7407

neighbourhoodlink.org

The Scott Mission
502 SPADINA AVE, Toronto, ON M5S 2H1

Clients: Homeless men

Items needed: Boots, coats (large 3X, 4X), sleeping bags (cold weather), backpacks, winter wear/accessories

Drop-offs: Monday to Friday 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., Saturday 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. and 8 p.m. to 10 p.m., Sunday 12 p.m. to 2 p.m

Events: Christmas Day Meals at 10:30 a.m. and 11:30 a.m.

Contact: Michael Hamilton, mhamilton@scottmission.com, 416-923-8872 ext 241; Trevor Smith, tsmith@scottmission.com, 416-923-8872 ext 240; Jamine Hanniford, jhanniford@scottmission.com, 416-923-8872 ext 320

www.scottmission.com

Skylark, Wraparound for Young Families at Risk of Homelessness
65 WELLESLEY ST E, STE 500, Toronto, Ontario M4Y 1G7

Clients: Parenting and pregnant youth (under 25) and their children

Items needed: Personal hygiene supplies for babies and young adults/make-up, children’s books/toys, children’s clothes (newborn – age 6), winter clothing/accessories (children and young adult), gift cards (grocery)

Drop-offs: Monday to Friday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., call first to arrange drop-off with contact person

Contact: Heather Ibbott, heather.ibbott@skylarkyouth.org, 416-482-0081,

www.skylarkyouth.org

Toronto Community Hostel
191 SPADINA RD, Toronto, ON M5R 2T9

Clients: Refugees, families, singles and couples

Items needed: Toys (all ages), gift cards for teens, men’s socks, men’s winter accessories, wrapping paper/gift bags

Drop-offs: Monday to Sunday 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Contact: Donna Johnson, djohnson.tch@rogers.com, 416-963-0043

www.tchostel.org

Turning Point Youth Shelter
95 WELLESLEY ST E, Toronto, ON M4Y 2X9

Clients: Homeless male youth 16-24

Items needed: Personal hygiene supplies, winter clothing/accessories, gift cards, boots/running shoes, socks

Drop-offs: 24/7, shelter entrance west side, call 416-925-9250 ext 241

Contact: Jill Creamer, jcreamer@turningpoint.ca, 416-925-9250 ext 242

www.turningpoint.ca

University Settlement: Out of the Cold
23 GRANGE RD, Toronto, ON M5T 1C3

Clients: Homeless adults

Items needed: New men and women’s underwear, personal hygiene supplies (especially toothbrushes), blankets/sheets, backpacks

Drop-offs: Monday to Friday 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Volunteers needed: To assist with meal preparation and serving

Contact: Toby Druce, toby.druce@universitysettlement.ca, 416-598-3444 ext 234

www.universitysettlement.ca

Weston King Neighbourhood Centre
2017 WESTON RD, Toronto, ON M9N 1X2

Clients: Seniors, homeless, substance users, and marginally housed people in Weston/Mount Dennis area

Items needed: Winter outerwear/accessories, personal hygiene supplies/feminine hygiene products, cleaning supplies, TTC tokens, gifts cards for groceries

Drop-offs: Wednesday to Thursday 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Volunteers needed: To assist with cleaning and maintenance of the centre; to assist with food preparation for Christmas Dinner. in the kitchen, serving of food, and clothing bank organizers needed

Event: Christmas Dinner (date to be confirmed)

Contact: Annalee Barrera, annaleeb@wknc.ca, 416 241-9898

www.wknc.ca

Women's Habitat of Etobicoke
140 ISLINGTON AVE, Toronto, ON M8V 3B6

Clients: Women and children who are survivors of abuse, 0+ to seniors

Items needed: Gift cards for groceries/drug stores, personal hygiene supplies, non-perishable food, household kitchen and bath items, waterproof winter outerwear/accessories.

Drop-offs: Monday to Friday 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Contact: Lina Almanzan, lalmanzan@womens-habitat.ca, 416-252-7949 ext 232

www.womens-habitat.ca

WoodGreen Community Services
650 QUEEN ST E, Toronto, ON M4M 1G5

Clients: Homeless and vulnerably housed adults and seniors

Items needed: Sleeping bags/blankets, personal hygiene supplies, non-perishable food, coats, winter accessories

Drop-offs: Monday to Friday 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Event: Holiday Lunch for community

Contact: Alanna Anderson, aanderson@woodgreen.org, 416-645-6000, ext 2510

www.woodgreen.org

WoodGreen, Red Door Family Shelter
21 CARLAW AVE, Toronto, ON M4M 2R6

Clients: Homeless families and abused women

Items needed: Diapers, gifts for teens, new toys (all ages), non-perishable food, new household items/kitchenwares

Drop-offs: Monday to Friday 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Contact: Denise Nishihiro, inkind@reddoorshelter.ca, 416-915-5671

www.reddoorshelter.ca 

YMCA of Greater Toronto, 1st Stop Shelter
80 WOODLAWN AVE E, Toronto, Ontario M4T 1C1

Clients: Women 16+

Items needed: New underwear (in all sizes including XXL), pyjamas, sanitary napkins (not tampons), socks, slippers

Drop-offs: Monday to Friday 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Contact: Ertha Downey, edowney@ywcatoronto.org, 416-923-8454 ext 438

https://www.ywcatoronto.org/

YMCA of Greater Toronto, Elm Centre
87 ELM ST, Toronto, ON M5G 0A8

Clients: Women and girls

Items needed: Women’s socks, underwear, pajamas (regular and plus sized), personal hygiene supplies/feminine hygiene products (non-scented), disposable diapers and wipes (NEW ITEMS ONLY)

Drop-offs: Wednesday to Friday 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Volunteer: Corporate groups to assist with serving meals

Contact: Dvorah Silverman, dsilverman@ywcatoronto.org, 416 961-8101 ext 332

www.ywcatoronto.org

YMCA of Greater Toronto, Employment and Training Centre
3090 KINGSTON RD, #3RD FL, Toronto, ON, M1M 1P2

Clients: Marginalized women and their children

Items needed: In-kind donations, gift cards

Drop-offs: Monday to Friday 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Contact: Eva Pakyam, epakyam@ywcatoronto.org, 416-269-0090 ext 229

www.ywcatoronto.org

YMCA of Greater Toronto, English Language Skills and Development
222 DIXON RD, STE 205, Toronto, ON M9P 3S5

Clients: Newcomer women

Items needed: Personal hygiene supplies, toys (6 months to 6 years), school supplies suitable for pre-teens and teens

Drop-offs: Monday to Friday 9 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

Contact: Maria Yonzon, myonzon@ywcatoronto.org, 416-242-3939 ext 301; Fatima Teixeira, fteixeira@ywcatoronto.org

www.ywcatoronto.org

YMCA of Greater Toronto, JUMP Etobicoke
222 DIXON RD, STE 205, Toronto, ON M9P 3S5

Clients: Newcomer and refugee women

Items needed: Personal hygiene supplies, non-perishable food, toys

Drop-offs: Monday to Friday 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Contact: Dolores Montavez Ruz, dmontavez@ywcatoronto.org, 416-964-3883

www.ywcatoronto.or

YMCA of Greater Toronto, Vanauley Street YMCA
7 VANAULEY ST, Toronto, ON M5T 2V9

Clients: Youth 16-24

Items needed: Winter outerwear, winter clothing/accessories, winter boots, socks, sweaters

Drop-offs: 24/7

Contact: Candace Klimuk, candace.klimuk@ymcagta.org, 416-603-6366

www.ymcagta.org

YMCA of Greater Toronto, Sprott House YMCA
21 WALMER RD, Toronto, ON M5R 2W7

Clients: LGBTQ2S+ youth 16-24

Items needed: Grocery store gift cards, other gift cards, movie gift certificates, TTC tokens

Drop-offs: Monday to Friday 7:30 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Contact: Kate Miller, sprott@ymcagta.org, 647-438-8383

ymcagta.org/sprott

YMCA of Greater Toronto, Women's Shelter
MAIN ST & DANFORTH AVE, confidential location

Clients: Abused women and their families

Items needed: Personal hygiene supplies including sanitary napkins, new women’s clothing/underwear, sewing machine, clothing for teens, household/kitchen items

Drop-offs: Monday to Friday 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Contact: Elaine Battistel, ebattistel@ywcatoronto.org, 416-693-6978 ext 223

www.ymcagta.org

Youth Without Shelter
6 WARRENDALE CRT, Toronto, ON M9V 1P9

Clients: Homeless youth 16-24

Items needed: Gift cards (food/drug stores), sweatshirts/hoodies, new underwear, journals, long distance pre-paid phone cards ($2 or $5 value)

Drop-offs: Call to make arrangements 416-748-0110 ext 26, 37 or 39

Volunteers needed: Donate a Meal Program

Contact: Judy Leroux, communications@yws.on.ca, 416-748-0110 ext 26

www.yws.on.ca

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Adam House
430 GLADSTONE AVE, Toronto, ON, M6H 3H9

Clients: Refugee claimants

Items needed: Pots/pans, cutlery sets, cooking/serving utensils, tea towels/dish cloths, can openers

Drop-offs: Monday to Friday 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.

Contact: Lucy Chaimiti, lchaimiti@adamhouse.org, 416-538-2836

www.adamhouse.org

Anishnawbe Health Toronto
179 GERRARD ST E, Toronto, ON M5A 2E5

Clients: Indigenous people

Items needed: Toys for gifts, non-perishable food for holiday baskets, gift cards

Drop-offs: Monday to Friday

Contact: Dianna Contin, dcontin@aht.ca, 416-360-0486

www.aht.ca

Arrabon House
29 WILSON PARK RD, Toronto, ON M6K 3B6

Clients: Youth 13-24

Items needed: Gift cards, personal hygiene supplies, clothing for youth, TTC tickets/tokens, theatre or sports tickets

Drop-offs: 24-hour facility, call to make arrangements

Contact: Karen Prosper, karenprosper@rogers.com, 416-536-7037

www.arrabonhouse.org

Christie Ossington Neighbourhood Centre - South
854 BLOOR ST W, Toronto, ON M6G 1M2

Clients: Homeless men

Items needed: Shaving cream, shampoo, hair brushes, new warm socks, toques

Drop-offs: Monday to Sunday

Contact: Greg Rogers, greg@conc.ca, 416-792-8941

www.conccommunity.org

Christie Refugee Welcome Centre
43 CHRISTIE ST, Toronto, ON M9G 3B1

Clients: Refugees

Items needed: Grocery gift cards, diapers, baby wipes, basket balls, soccer balls

Drop-offs: Monday to Friday 9 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Contact: Kerri Sylvester, general@christiestreetrc.com, 416-588-9277

www.crwc.to

Cornerstone Place
616 VAUGAN RD, Toronto, ON M6C 2R5

Clients: Adult men

Items needed: New underwear, new socks, gloves, toques/hats, deodorant

Drop-offs: Monday to Friday 2 p.m. to midnight

Contact: Beverly Hamlet, beverly.hamlet@gmail.com, 647-346-0616

Davenport Perth Neighbourhood Community and Health Centre
1900 DAVENPORT RD, Toronto, ON M6N 1B7

Clients: Marginalized adults 25-60, many with mental health and addictions issues, are homeless or at risk of homelessness

Items needed: Gift cards for food, personal hygiene supplies, winter clothes, bedding, TTC tokens

Drop-offs: Monday to Friday 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Contact: Eileen Hannan, ehannan@dpnchc.ca, 416-656-8025 ext 370

www.dpnchc.ca

Family Residence
4222 KINGSTON RD, Toronto, ON M1E 2M6

Clients: Homeless families

Items needed: Pyjamas, personal hygiene supplies, school supplies/backpacks, baby items, winter outerwear/accessories

Drop-offs: December 5 to 20Monday to Friday 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., with 24 hour notice

Contact: Leianne Spiteri, leianne.spiteri@toronto.ca, 416-397-1190

www.toronto.ca

Fred Victor
210 DUNDAS ST W, 4TH FL, Toronto, ON M5G 2E8

Clients: 16+ experiencing mental health concerns and their children

Items needed: Gift cards (grocery/dollar store), men’s large and extra large winter coats, winter accessories for men, women and children, gift cards for teens

Drop-offs: Monday to Friday 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Contact: Charmaine Walker, cwalker@fredvictor.org, 416-482-4103 ext 288

www.fredvictor.org

Fred Victor, Bethlehem United Shelter
1161 CALEDONIA RD, Toronto, ON M6A 2W9

Clients: Homeless adults and their animals

Items needed: Gift cards, pyjamas, pet food, towels, fitted sheets (twin & double)

Drop-offs: Monday to Sunday after 1 p.m.

Contact: Kelly Foss, kellybethfoss@fredvictor.org, 416-644-1734 ext 5201

www.fredvictor.org

Fred Victor Centre
2660 EGLINTON AVE E, Toronto, ON M1K 2S3

Clients: Homeless individuals, mental health and substance use concerns, individuals living in poverty, and those with language and cultural barriers

Items needed: Gift cards for No Frills/grocery stores, gift cards for Walmart, gift cards for malls

Drop-offs: Monday to Friday 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Contact: Vaughn Robertson, vrobertson@fredvictor.org,  416-482-4103 ext 238

www.fredvictor.org

Fred Victor Centre, Transition to Housing for Women and Transgender People
59 ADELAIDE ST E, Toronto, ON, M5C 1K6

Clients: Women and transgender people

Items needed: Dishes, pots and pans, cutlery, duvets, curtains

Drop-offs: 24/7

Contact: Ulli Groppler, ugroppler@fredvictor.org, 416-364-8228

www.fredvictor.org

Fred Victor, Food Services
145 QUEEN ST E, Toronto, ON M5A 1S1

Clients: Marginalized adults, many with mental health and addiction concerns and are homeless or at risk of homelessness

Items needed: Food items to prepare holiday meals (turkeys, vegetables, bread, coffee/tea), grocery store gift cards, monetary donations 

Drop-offs: Monday to Friday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Event: Holiday Dinner – Thursday, December 14 from 4 p.m.to 5:30 p.m.

Contact: Nancy Bolton, nbolton@fredvictor.org, 416-364-8228

www.fredvictor.org

Fred Victor, Open House Drop-in
145 QUEEN ST E, Toronto, ON M5A 1S1

Clients: Marginalized adults, many with mental health and addictions concerns and are homeless or at risk of homelessness

Items needed: Personal hygiene supplies/feminine hygiene products (not accepting razors or mouthwash), gift cards for food/grocery stores, TTC tokens/Metro passes; towels, gently used winter clothing/accessories, new underwear

Drop-offs: Monday to Friday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Contact: Nancy Bolton, nbolton@fredvictor.org, 416-364-8228

www.fredvictor.org

Fred Victor, Women's Hostel
86 LOMBARD ST, Toronto, ON M5C 1M3

Clients: Homeless women 25+ including senior women

Items needed: Women’s (all sizes) pyjamas, winter coats, blankets, house coats, winter boots

Drop-offs: Tuesdays, Thursdays, Saturdays, Sundays 10 a.m. to 9 p.m.

Contact: Andrea Willis, awillis@fredvictor.org, 416-368-2642

www.fredvictor.org

 

Good Shepherd Ministries
412 QUEEN ST E, Toronto, ON M5A 1T3

Clients: Homeless and disadvantaged individuals

Items needed: Toothbrushes, toothpaste, new men’s socks, peanut butter, tinned tuna

Drop-offs: Monday to Sunday 8:30 a.m to 4:30 p.m.

Event: Boxing Day Dinner – full roast beef dinner for individuals in need, served from noon to 2:30 p.m. December 26

Contact: Brother David Lynch, eileen@goodshepherd.ca, 416-869-3619

www.goodshepherd.ca

Homes First Society
90 SHUTER ST, 2nd FL, Toronto, ON M5B 2K6

Clients: Homeless adults living with mental health and addiction concerns, refugees, newcomers, victims violence and abuse

Items needed: Gift cards, personal hygiene supplies, bath towels/robes, bedding, new or gently-used winter clothing/accessories

Drop-offs: 24/7 at the following locations

  • Savards Women’s Shelter – 1322 Bloor St W, Toronto, ON  M6H 1P2
  • Strachan House – 805A Wellington St W, Toronto, ON  M5V 1G8
  • Kennedy Women’s Shelter – 702 Kennedy Rd, Scarborough, ON M1K 3N8
  • Scarborough Shelter – 3576 St. Clair Ave E, Toronto, ON  M1K 1M2

Contact: 

Houselink Community Homes
805 BLOOR ST W, Toronto, ON M6G 1L8

Clients: Individuals and families living with mental health concerns

Items needed: Warm winter clothing and outerwear for adults and children, toys for children ages 5-11, personal hygiene supplies, gift cards

Drop-offs: Call to make arrangements

Contact: Desmond Rowley, desmondro@houselink.on.ca, 416-539-0690 ext 322

www.houselink.on.ca

 

In Between Support Services

Clients: Low income seniors living with mental health and addiction concerns

Items needed: Personal hygiene supplies, TTC tokens, monetary donations

Drop-offs: Call to make arrangements, 24-hour notice

Volunteers needed: to create a professional website and to canvas/hand out flyers to other agencies

Contact: Necole, inbetween0716@gmail.com, 416-970-9656

Kennedy House Youth Services Shelter Program
1076 PAPE AVE, Toronto, ON M4K 3W5

Clients: Homeless youth 16-24

Items needed: Personal hygiene supplies, clothing, Xbox 1 games, patio furniture

Drop-offs: Monday to Friday 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Contact: Justine Van Veen, jvanveen@kennedyhouse.org, 416-421-7776

www.kennedyhouse.org

LAMP Community Health Centre: Adult Drop-in
185 FIFTH ST, Toronto, ON M8V 2Z5

Clients: Street involved/homeless adults, people living in poverty

Items needed: Personal hygiene supplies, winter apparel, feminine products, backpacks, sleeping bags

Drop-offs: Monday to Wednesday 7 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Contact: Judy Reed, judyr@lampchc.org, 416-252-9701 ext 261

www.lampchc.org 

Native Women's Resource Centre of Toronto
191 GERRARD ST E, Toronto, ON M5A 2E5

Clients: Aboriginal women and children

Items needed: Backpack Care Kits (including personal hygiene supplies), gift cards, down filled sleeping bags, thermal winter clothes, winter boots

Drop-offs: Wednesdays and Thursdays 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Volunteers needed: To assist with food preparation and serving dinner at Winter Solstice event

Events: Annual Winter Solstice event

Contact: Tesla Hunter, communitywellness@nwrct.ca, 416-963-9963

nwrct.ca

Parkdale Activity Recreation Centre (PARC)
1499 QUEEN ST W, Toronto, ON M6R 1A3

Clients: People rebuilding their lives, living in poverty and experiencing mental health concerns

Items needed: Gift cards, new wrapped gift items for adults, towels, sweatshirts (large adult sizes), dishware/cutlery

Drop-offs: Monday to Friday 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Contact: Kathy Allan, kallan@parc.on.ca, 416-537-2262

www.parc.on.ca

PASAN
526 RICHMOND ST E, Toronto, ON M5B 2C5

Clients: Post incarcerated individuals living with HIV, Hepatitis C, mental health concerns, and are homeless upon release from jail

Items needed: Winter coats, new socks, new underwear, sweatshirts, long johns

Drop-offs: Monday to Friday 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Contact: Lindsay Jennings, lindsay@pasan.org, 416-920-9567 ext 237

www.pasan.org

Riverdale Housing Action Group (RHAG)
357 COXWELL AVE, Toronto, ON M4L 3B8

Clients: Low-income women and families

Items needed: Financial donations and gift cards (grocery store), family board games, arts and craft kits, personal hygiene supplies, gifts for single, elderly women and young men

Drop-offs: Monday to Friday 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Volunteers needed: To assist with wrapping holiday gifts, help with outreach and fundraising, set-up/take-down of holiday party, kitchen and meal preparation for holiday party, entertainment (singers, actors, comedians, dancers, musicians) for holiday party, and craft table volunteers for holiday party; Family Sponsorship Program (contact office for details)

Events: RHAG Christmas Bazaar – December 16 from 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the RHAG office

Contact: Emily Parisian, emily@rhag.ca, or Kirsten Davey, 416-469-3278

www.rhag.ca

Robertson House
291 SHERBOURNE ST, Toronto, ON M5A 2R9

Clients: Women and children

Items needed: Toys, clothing, electronics, gift cards

Drop-offs: Monday to Friday 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Contact: Desiree Dockery, desiree.dockery@toronto.ca, 416-392-5877

www.toronto.ca

Seaton House
339 GEORGE ST, Toronto, ON M5A 2N2

Clients: Homeless men

Items needed: Desk top computers and a printer, men’s winter clothing/accessories, backpacks and refillable water bottles

Drop-offs: Monday to Friday 7 a.m. to 3 p.m., call to make arrangements outside of these hours

Contact: Rebecca McClellan, rebecca.mcclellan@toronto.ca, 416-397-7648
www.toronto.ca

Sistering: A Woman's Place
962 BLOOR ST W, Toronto, ON M6H 1L6

Clients: Marginalized, homeless and precariously-housed women

Items needed: Personal hygiene supplies, new socks/new underwear, gift cards (grocery stores, Walmart), towels, blankets

Drop-offs: 24/7, Monday to Friday preferred

Volunteers needed: To assist with decorating or making decorations, ironing table cloths, sorting/counting gift boxes, meal preparation in the kitchen

Contact: Wendy Bray, wbray@sistering.org, 416-926-9762 ext 233

www.sistering.org

St. Simon's Shelter
525 BLOOR ST E, Toronto, ON M4W 1J1

Clients: Men 19+

Items needed: Work boots (construction), footwear, jackets, large towels

Drop-offs: Monday and Thursday 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Contact: Kevin Dove, kevindove@bellnet.ca, 416-972-0627

www.stsimonsshelter.ca

Sojourn House
101 ONTARIO ST, Toronto, ON, M5A 2V2

Clients: Refugees

Items needed: Gift cards (groceries/book stores), unscented personal hygiene supplies, dolls/toddlers toys (ages 0-3), board games, movie vouchers

Drop-offs: Monday to Friday 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Contact: Fatima Saliu-Ediagbonya, fsaliu@sojournhouse.org, 416-864-9900 ext 242

www.sojournhouse.org

Street Haven at the Crossroads
87 PEMBROKE ST, Toronto, ON M5A 2N9

Clients: Single women experiencing or at-risk of homelessness

Items needed: Towels, blankets, underwear, winter coats, winter boots

Drop-offs: Monday to Friday 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Contact: Bobbie Gunn, bcgunn@streethaven.com, 416-967-6060

www.streethaven.com

Street Health
338 DUNDAS ST E, Toronto, ON M5A 2A1

Clients: Homeless and under housed individuals

Items needed: New or gently used and freshly laundered sleeping bags; new long johns, mittens, new/unopened personal hygiene supplies

Drop-offs: Monday to Friday 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Contact: Cathy Callaghan, cathy@streethealth.ca, 416-921-8668 ext 229

www.streethealth.ca

Syme Woolner Neighbourhood & Family Centre
2468 EGLINTON AVE W, Unit #3, Toronto, ON M6M 5E2

Clients: All

Items needed: Grocery vouchers, non-perishable foods, monetary donations for meal program, gifts for adults

Drop-offs: Monday to Friday 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Volunteers needed: To assist with sorting toys during the week of December 22, assist with holiday events and serving of Christmas meal on December 25

Event: Annual Christmas Lunch December 25 at 1:30 p.m.

Contact: Christine Taylor, christinet@symewoolner.org, 416-766-4634

www.symewoolner.org

The Neighbourhood Group
3036 DANFORTH AVE, Toronto, ON M4C 1N2

Clients: Marginally housed or homeless seniors

Items needed: Men’s clothing, men’s boots, winter clothing/accessories

Drop-offs: Monday to Friday 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Contact: Ashley Featherstone, afeatherstone@neighbourhoodlink.org, 416-691-7407

neighbourhoodlink.org

The Scott Mission
502 SPADINA AVE, Toronto, ON M5S 2H1

Clients: Homeless men

Items needed: Boots, coats (large 3X, 4X), sleeping bags (cold weather), backpacks, winter wear/accessories

Drop-offs: Monday to Friday 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., Saturday 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. and 8 p.m. to 10 p.m., Sunday 12 p.m. to 2 p.m

Events: Christmas Day Meals at 10:30 a.m. and 11:30 a.m.

Contact: Michael Hamilton, mhamilton@scottmission.com, 416-923-8872 ext 241; Trevor Smith, tsmith@scottmission.com, 416-923-8872 ext 240; Jamine Hanniford, jhanniford@scottmission.com, 416-923-8872 ext 320

www.scottmission.com

Skylark, Wraparound for Young Families at Risk of Homelessness
65 WELLESLEY ST E, STE 500, Toronto, Ontario M4Y 1G7

Clients: Parenting and pregnant youth (under 25) and their children

Items needed: Personal hygiene supplies for babies and young adults/make-up, children’s books/toys, children’s clothes (newborn – age 6), winter clothing/accessories (children and young adult), gift cards (grocery)

Drop-offs: Monday to Friday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., call first to arrange drop-off with contact person

Contact: Heather Ibbott, heather.ibbott@skylarkyouth.org, 416-482-0081,

www.skylarkyouth.org

Toronto Community Hostel
191 SPADINA RD, Toronto, ON M5R 2T9

Clients: Refugees, families, singles and couples

Items needed: Toys (all ages), gift cards for teens, men’s socks, men’s winter accessories, wrapping paper/gift bags

Drop-offs: Monday to Sunday 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Contact: Donna Johnson, djohnson.tch@rogers.com, 416-963-0043

www.tchostel.org

Turning Point Youth Shelter
95 WELLESLEY ST E, Toronto, ON M4Y 2X9

Clients: Homeless male youth 16-24

Items needed: Personal hygiene supplies, winter clothing/accessories, gift cards, boots/running shoes, socks

Drop-offs: 24/7, shelter entrance west side, call 416-925-9250 ext 241

Contact: Jill Creamer, jcreamer@turningpoint.ca, 416-925-9250 ext 242

www.turningpoint.ca

University Settlement: Out of the Cold
23 GRANGE RD, Toronto, ON M5T 1C3

Clients: Homeless adults

Items needed: New men and women’s underwear, personal hygiene supplies (especially toothbrushes), blankets/sheets, backpacks

Drop-offs: Monday to Friday 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Volunteers needed: To assist with meal preparation and serving

Contact: Toby Druce, toby.druce@universitysettlement.ca, 416-598-3444 ext 234

www.universitysettlement.ca

Weston King Neighbourhood Centre
2017 WESTON RD, Toronto, ON M9N 1X2

Clients: Seniors, homeless, substance users, and marginally housed people in Weston/Mount Dennis area

Items needed: Winter outerwear/accessories, personal hygiene supplies/feminine hygiene products, cleaning supplies, TTC tokens, gifts cards for groceries

Drop-offs: Wednesday to Thursday 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Volunteers needed: To assist with cleaning and maintenance of the centre; to assist with food preparation for Christmas Dinner. in the kitchen, serving of food, and clothing bank organizers needed

Event: Christmas Dinner (date to be confirmed)

Contact: Annalee Barrera, annaleeb@wknc.ca, 416 241-9898

www.wknc.ca

Women's Habitat of Etobicoke
140 ISLINGTON AVE, Toronto, ON M8V 3B6

Clients: Women and children who are survivors of abuse, 0+ to seniors

Items needed: Gift cards for groceries/drug stores, personal hygiene supplies, non-perishable food, household kitchen and bath items, waterproof winter outerwear/accessories.

Drop-offs: Monday to Friday 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Contact: Lina Almanzan, lalmanzan@womens-habitat.ca, 416-252-7949 ext 232

www.womens-habitat.ca

WoodGreen Community Services
650 QUEEN ST E, Toronto, ON M4M 1G5

Clients: Homeless and vulnerably housed adults and seniors

Items needed: Sleeping bags/blankets, personal hygiene supplies, non-perishable food, coats, winter accessories

Drop-offs: Monday to Friday 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Event: Holiday Lunch for community

Contact: Alanna Anderson, aanderson@woodgreen.org, 416-645-6000, ext 2510

www.woodgreen.org

WoodGreen, Red Door Family Shelter
21 CARLAW AVE, Toronto, ON M4M 2R6

Clients: Homeless families and abused women

Items needed: Diapers, gifts for teens, new toys (all ages), non-perishable food, new household items/kitchenwares

Drop-offs: Monday to Friday 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Contact: Denise Nishihiro, inkind@reddoorshelter.ca, 416-915-5671

www.reddoorshelter.ca 

YMCA of Greater Toronto, 1st Stop Shelter
80 WOODLAWN AVE E, Toronto, Ontario M4T 1C1

Clients: Women 16+

Items needed: New underwear (in all sizes including XXL), pyjamas, sanitary napkins (not tampons), socks, slippers

Drop-offs: Monday to Friday 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Contact: Ertha Downey, edowney@ywcatoronto.org, 416-923-8454 ext 438

https://www.ywcatoronto.org/

YMCA of Greater Toronto, Elm Centre
87 ELM ST, Toronto, ON M5G 0A8

Clients: Women and girls

Items needed: Women’s socks, underwear, pajamas (regular and plus sized), personal hygiene supplies/feminine hygiene products (non-scented), disposable diapers and wipes (NEW ITEMS ONLY)

Drop-offs: Wednesday to Friday 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Volunteer: Corporate groups to assist with serving meals

Contact: Dvorah Silverman, dsilverman@ywcatoronto.org, 416 961-8101 ext 332

www.ywcatoronto.org

YMCA of Greater Toronto, Employment and Training Centre
3090 KINGSTON RD, #3RD FL, Toronto, ON, M1M 1P2

Clients: Marginalized women and their children

Items needed: In-kind donations, gift cards

Drop-offs: Monday to Friday 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Contact: Eva Pakyam, epakyam@ywcatoronto.org, 416-269-0090 ext 229

www.ywcatoronto.org

YMCA of Greater Toronto, English Language Skills and Development
222 DIXON RD, STE 205, Toronto, ON M9P 3S5

Clients: Newcomer women

Items needed: Personal hygiene supplies, toys (6 months to 6 years), school supplies suitable for pre-teens and teens

Drop-offs: Monday to Friday 9 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

Contact: Maria Yonzon, myonzon@ywcatoronto.org, 416-242-3939 ext 301; Fatima Teixeira, fteixeira@ywcatoronto.org

www.ywcatoronto.org

YMCA of Greater Toronto, JUMP Etobicoke
222 DIXON RD, STE 205, Toronto, ON M9P 3S5

Clients: Newcomer and refugee women

Items needed: Personal hygiene supplies, non-perishable food, toys

Drop-offs: Monday to Friday 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Contact: Dolores Montavez Ruz, dmontavez@ywcatoronto.org, 416-964-3883

www.ywcatoronto.or

YMCA of Greater Toronto, Vanauley Street YMCA
7 VANAULEY ST, Toronto, ON M5T 2V9

Clients: Youth 16-24

Items needed: Winter outerwear, winter clothing/accessories, winter boots, socks, sweaters

Drop-offs: 24/7

Contact: Candace Klimuk, candace.klimuk@ymcagta.org, 416-603-6366

www.ymcagta.org

YMCA of Greater Toronto, Sprott House YMCA
21 WALMER RD, Toronto, ON M5R 2W7

Clients: LGBTQ2S+ youth 16-24

Items needed: Grocery store gift cards, other gift cards, movie gift certificates, TTC tokens

Drop-offs: Monday to Friday 7:30 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Contact: Kate Miller, sprott@ymcagta.org, 647-438-8383

ymcagta.org/sprott

YMCA of Greater Toronto, Women's Shelter
MAIN ST & DANFORTH AVE, confidential location

Clients: Abused women and their families

Items needed: Personal hygiene supplies including sanitary napkins, new women’s clothing/underwear, sewing machine, clothing for teens, household/kitchen items

Drop-offs: Monday to Friday 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Contact: Elaine Battistel, ebattistel@ywcatoronto.org, 416-693-6978 ext 223

www.ymcagta.org

Youth Without Shelter
6 WARRENDALE CRT, Toronto, ON M9V 1P9

Clients: Homeless youth 16-24

Items needed: Gift cards (food/drug stores), sweatshirts/hoodies, new underwear, journals, long distance pre-paid phone cards ($2 or $5 value)

Drop-offs: Call to make arrangements 416-748-0110 ext 26, 37 or 39

Volunteers needed: Donate a Meal Program

Contact: Judy Leroux, communications@yws.on.ca, 416-748-0110 ext 26

www.yws.on.ca

Agencies Needing Volunteers

See each agency’s detailed listing above for information about volunteer help needed.

  • In Between Support Services
  • Kennedy House Youth Service
  • Native Women’s Resource Centre of Toronto
  • Sistering: A Woman’s Place
  • Syme Woolner Neighbourhood & Family Centre
  • University Settlement, Out of the Cold
  • Weston King Neighbourhood Centre
  • YMCA of Greater Toronto, Elm Centre
  • Youth Without Shelter