Here are some valuable non-profit community resources that can provide information and support to individuals who are either homeless or at-risk of being homeless. It takes courage to make that first call for help and these organizations are here to provide necessary supports.
Inspires and empowers young people in crisis to turn their lives around.
AIDS Committee of York Region
Access to dignified care for people living with HIV/AIDS.
Operated by Salvation Army and provides temporary housing services to women who are homeless.
Canadian Mental Health Association
905-853-5700 Main Office
Through several locations across York Region, CMHA supports the resiliency and recovery of people experiencing mental illness.
Citizens for Affordable Housing
Housing registry, support with obtaining identification, referrals, and low income energy programs.
310-COPE – Community Crisis Response Service
310-2673 (310-COPE) do not dial 905
Support to address feelings of depression, feelings of rage; intense feelings of distress, loneliness, anxiety or fear; feeling suicidal; and family difficulties.
Community Legal Clinic of York Region
(905) 508 5018
1 888 365 5226
Legal solutions to low income residents of York Region.
Inn from the Cold
Inn From the Cold Inc. provides emergency food, clothing and shelter to the homeless
Kinark Child and Family Services
Central Intake: 1-888-454-6275
Individual, family and group counselling provided to children and their families.
Warm Line: 1-888-777-0979
Peer-driven supports for consumer survivors: Drop-In, Peer Navigator program, Good Food Box and more.
905-717-1033 Aurora and Richmond Hill
Community Support, Residential, Housing Outreach, Street Outreach, Homelessness Initiative
My House Rainbow Resources of York Region
Safe space and social supports for LGBTQ community in York Region.
Mosaic Interfaith Out of the Cold
Safe refuge and emergency shelter from November to March.
Sandgate Women’s Shelter of York Region Inc.
Sandgate provides a full range of supports and services to women and their children who have experienced violence.
Sutton Youth Multi-Service Centre
Assistance and shelter for homeless youth, ages 16 to 26.
Yellow Brick House
Provides support to abused women and their children in York Region.
York Region Children’s Aid Society
Child protection services.
York Region Health Services Health Connection
York Region provides a wide range of health programs to assist residents of all ages.
York Region Food Network
The agency’s mission is to increase access to affordable, nutritious food for all people in York Region.
York Region Ontario Works
Employment and financial assistance to eligible residents.