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Community Support Resources

 

URGENT HOUSING

 

Toronto

 

Toronto Housing Central

Intake 416-338-4766 or 1-877-338-3398

  • Available 24/7
  • For referral to emergency shelter, they will identify vacancies at any of Toronto’s shelters
  • Also available for in-person walk-in at 129 Peter Street, Toronto (Peter & Richmond)

Eva’s Place - provides 24/7 crisis care to homeless youth, aged 16 to 24

360 Lesmill Road, North York

416-441-1414

evas.ca

YWCA—1st Stop Woodlawn - a warm, residential community of women who share a beautiful building on a tree lined street in Rosedale. This historic building provides 72 private rental rooms for long-term accommodation. The building also houses a shelter for women and transitional housing for women who require additional support.
80 Woodbine Avenue, 
Toronto

416-923-8454 office line; 416-922-3271 – crisis line

211toronto.ca/detail/en/81193

Red Door Family Shelter

21 Carlaw Avenue, Toronto

416-915-5671
www.reddoorshelter.ca

 


Greater Toronto Area

 

Yellow Brick House (Women’s Shelter) -provides emergency shelter *supportive counselling * parenting groups * support groups * 24 hour crisis line for women and their children who have experienced domestic violence and abuse. 52 West Beaver Creek Road, Unit 4, Richmond Hill 905-709-0900
yellowbrickhouse.org

Belinda’s Place (Women’s Shelter) a multi-service facility owned and managed by The Regional Municipality of York and operated by The Salvation Army. Belinda’s Place provides support and services to help women to get back on their feet. 16580 Yonge Street, Newmarket 289-366-4673
belindas.nextmp.net

Inn from the Cold (Women’s Shelter) works with people in a respectful, dignified, non-judgmental manner to provide them a safe and positive environment 510 Penrose Street, Newmarket 905-895-8889
innfromthecold.ca


SUPPORT AGENCIES

 

Jewish Family & Child Services 416-638-7800
jfandcs.com

  • M-F 9 – 5
  • A wide range of support services include Poverty Reduction i.e. financial subsidies and homelessness prevention
  • Emergency after-hours services only for urgent child safety issues

 

Jewish Free Loan Toronto (416) 635-1217
jewishfreeloan.ca

  • Provides loans including personal up to $8000
  • No guarantor required for loans up to $1000, guarantor required for larger loans

 

The Access Point 416-640-1934 or 1-888-640-1934
theaccesspoint.ca

  • Help process applications and referrals for supportive housing and individual mental health supports for adults with mental Illness/substance use issues
  • For those living in, or planning to live in, the city of Toronto
  • M-F 9-5
  • Long wait times for some of their services but they can provide urgent assistance
  • Applications can be completed online or in person at 661 Yonge St., 4th floor

 

CHATS Community and Home Support Services 905-713-6596
chats.on.ca

  • Provides transportation and variety of home support services to older adults AND people with disabilities living in York Region. Clients must register with agency before receiving services
  • Transportation services are available at a subsidized rate; considerably cheaper than a taxi but more than WheelTrans (TTC) or Mobility Plus (YRT)

                                                                                                                       

Circle of Care – Sinai Health System 416-635-2860
circleofcare.com

  • Transportation, personal home support, kosher meals on wheels etc. Available to seniors and people with disabilities living in Toronto and southern York Region. Clients must register with agency before receiving services
  • Transportation services are available at a subsidized rate; considerably cheaper than a taxi but more than WheelTrans (TTC) or Mobility Plus (YRT)
  • Intake M – F 9-5; Client support centre open M – F 7 a.m. – 8:30 p.m. After hours support available for urgent calls

 

Chasdei Kaduri- Jewish Food Bank

chasdeikaduri.org/

chasdeikaduri.org/get-help/

  • Operated entirely by volunteers
  • Get Help page has a comprehensive list of resources available for vulnerable Jewish and non-Jewish families in the community

TAXI SERVICE – 24 HOURS

 

Markham Taxi Services

647-691-0275

 

Dignity

416-398-2222

(Wheel-chair accessible)

 

Beck

416-751-5555

 

Royal Taxi—Richmond Hill

416-777-2757

 

Royal Taxi—Toronto

416-492-0924

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