For over 50 years, we’ve given men a safe place to stay while helping them to rebuild their lives and find permanent homes for themselves and their families. Join us in working to end homelessness.

Emergency Shelter

Our Emergency Shelter on James Street is open 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.

Here men find a warm, welcoming place to spend the night where they will be safe from the elements and dangers on the street. The shelter has 58 beds and will not turn anyone away during a cold alert. Most months the Emergency Shelter is at or near capacity.

Supportive Housing

Mission Services also helps to support people in finding and staying in affordable housing.

Under the Addiction Supportive Housing program (ASH), funded by the Local Health Integration Network, rental units in the community are available to people who are homeless or inadequately housed and who are attending or have already graduated from an addiction recovery program. Alongside our partners at The Canadian Mental Health Association, Mission Services staff provide supportive, compassionate care to assist people with their recovery goals and remain housed.

Read Stories from Our Shelters

Saved By Grace: Greg’s Arrival

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“When I came here, I only had the clothes on my back. I am so happy this
place exists, I don’t know what I’d do if it didn’t.” – Greg


From the Street to Recovery: Matthew’s Journey

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“This is the safest place I’ve ever been to. I really feel supported by staff.
They have faith in me and never treat me differently.” – Matthew


How You Can Help


Thanks to our partners, a hot meal at our Emergency Shelter only costs $3.69 to prepare.

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Do a Clothing Drive

Items we always need donated at our men’s shelter.

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Contact us to volunteer at our Emergency Shelter by
serving meals or helping out in the kitchen.

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Learn about ourshelter for women