NOTE: Services will likely be impacted in response to COVID-19. Please contact any service prior to visiting in person.

Covenant House Toronto

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COVID19  Emergency shelter intake closed to new clients until April 20, and Community Support Services drop-in closed until April 23, 2021

Before visiting, call first for details on intake, status of takeaway meals and drop-in (by appointment only), and available programs and supports, or visit website for updates


Crisis intervention centre, residential, non-residential and community support services, including education, pastoral ministry, runaway prevention program, day program and community youth meal programs

For full details on Emergency Shelter, see separate listing

Community Support Services, 416-204-7037
Drop-in for ex-residents and non-residents
  • hot meal or food package
  • clothing and hygiene necessities
  • showers and laundry
  • assessment and referrals
  • counselling
  • health care
  • housing help
  • legal resources, ID clinic
  • literacy and life skills
  • assistance in finding and keeping a job
  • computers and free wifi
  • recreation
Health Care Services
Primary medical care
  • diagnostic services and referrals
  • health education
  • assistance in obtaining medical coverage
  • access to family practice doctor and psychiatrist
Member agency of Toronto Drop-in Network (TDIN), and member of Daily Bread Food Bank
COVID19 Emergency shelter intake closed to new clients until April 20, and Community Support Services drop-in closed until April 23, 2021
Homeless and runaway youth 16-24 years
Application Process
COVID 19 New clients should register at and bring Client ID Number received at end of online registrationCall or drop in to food bank: at initial intake assessment discussion, income and address information, and identification for household members, may be requested (call for details)
Toll Free
416-593-4849 - Shelter Intake
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Mailing Address
20 Gerrard St E
Toronto, ON, M5B 2P3
English, French, Spanish, Other languages may be available,
Carol Howes, Program Services Director
Designated parking at entrance - unloading only ; Easy access to elevator - side entrance ; Barrier-free washroom including door and stall - main program area ; Wheelchair accessible washroom, assistance needed with door - 3rd floor ; Wheelchair accessible shower and bathroom stalls - girls residential floor
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Last Updated On
April 28, 2022
20 Gerrard St E
Toronto, ON, M5B 2P3
Covenant House Toronto Site Location: Covenant House Toronto;
Cross street: Yonge St and Gerrard St E;

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Hours of Operation
Open 24/7
COVID19 Drop-in temporarily closed until April 23, call for details --- Shelter open Mon-Sun 24 hours; takeaway meals available Mon-Sun 11:30 am-7 pm; drop-in available by appointment Mon, Wed, Fri 12 noon-5 pm; call for details
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