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Toronto. Shelter, Support and Housing Administration. Homelessness Initiatives and Prevention Services

Streets to Homes Assessment and Referral Centre (SHARC), Housing Assistance and Emergency Shelter Referral


Description
COVID19 129 Peter St referral centre open for walk-in service; clients needing a shelter referral call Central Intake Mon-Sun 24 hours at 416-338-4766 or toll free at 3-1-1 or 1-877-338-3398 (nearest payphone located at Queen St W and Bathurst St)

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Street outreach, housing assistance, referrals to shelter system and respite, and ID clinic for individuals who are homeless, living on the street or street involved

Housing Walk-in Services
  • assistance in accessing permanent housing
  • individual plan development and intense ongoing advocacy
  • assists with obtaining social assistance
  • accompaniment to appointments including social assistance, housing, health care, legal consultation
  • landlords recruitment
  • rent negotiations assistance
  • arranges long term supports for tenants and landlords
  • Housing Connections (see separate entry) Community Partner -- assistance with housing search and application process
Street Respite Services
  • 24 hour drop-in with access to showers and snacks
  • laundry 9 am-10 pm
  • capacity 8
Walk-in Homeless Shelter Referral Service
  • phone available to walk-in clients for self referral to shelter system
Comments
For assaulted women's shelter referral, contact Assaulted Women's Helpline 416-863-0511
Eligibility
Individuals 16 years and older, who are homeless, living on the street or street involved

Age Requirements: Ages: 16 year(s) and up;

Residency Requirements: City of Toronto
Application Process
Open for walk-in service; for shelter referral call Central Intake Line 416-338-4766 or toll free 1-877-338-3398 (see separate listing); concerned citizens call 311 for non-emergency street outreachFor assaulted women's shelters intake call Assaulted Women's Helpline, 416-863-0511, 1-866-863-0511 (see separate listing)
Phone
311 - Concerned citizens
Toll Free
Homeless shelter intake/Central Intake Line 1-877-338-3398 ; Assaulted women's shelters/Assaulted Women's Helpline intake 1-866-863-0511
Office
416-392-0090 - Administration only
Crisis
Homeless shelter intake/Central Intake Line 416-338-4766 ; Assaulted women's shelters/Assaulted Women's Helpline intake 416-863-0511
Fax
416-338-4760
Website
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Email
sharc@toronto.ca
Mailing Address
129 Peter St
Toronto, M5V 2H3
Canada
Languages
English, Other languages may be available
Contact
Gail Lewis, Program Supervisor
Email: gail.b.lewis@toronto.ca
Phone: 416-338-5003
Fees
None
Documents Required
May vary; contact for information
Accessibility
Wheelchair accessible automatic main entrance ; Barrier-free washroom including door and stall
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Last Updated On
June 10, 2022
Address
129 Peter St
Toronto, ON, M5V 2H3
Toronto. Shelter, Support and Housing Administration. Homelessness Initiatives and Prevention Services Site Location: Peter Street Site;
Cross street: Beverley St and Queen St W; Northeast corner at Peter St and Richmond St W

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Hours of Operation
Open 24/7
COVID19 Peter St referral centre open for walk-in service, call Central Intake Mon-Sun 24 hours at 416-338-4766 or toll free at 3-1-1 or 1-877-338-3398; nearest payphone located at Queen St W and Bathurst St
Service Area(s)
Toronto