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YWCA Toronto - Shelter and Supports

1st Stop Woodlawn Emergency Shelter

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Description
COVID19 Open with enhanced safety measures; some services modified, call for information

Emergency shelter
Including counselling, individual and group supports, assistance in finding housing, and ongoing support; capacity 50
  • 25 beds for women 16-25 years
  • 25 beds for women 26 years and older
  • 24-hour staffing and security

Second stage housing
Including meals, clothing, counselling and referrals, crisis intervention and advocacy, and support for addictions, employment, health, housing, and trauma; ​capacity 12
  • 6 beds for women 16-25 years
  • 6 beds for women 26 years and older
  • specialized services for young women 16-25 years
Eligibility
Individuals 16 years and older, who identify as women, transgender or non-binary, and who are homeless or in crisis, including assaulted women
Application Process
Call for details on vacancies and admission procedure
Office
416-923-8454
Crisis
416-922-3271
Fax
416-923-1950
Website
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Email
info@ywcatoronto.org
Mailing Address
87 Elm St
Toronto, ON, M5G 0A8
Canada
Languages
English, Interpretive Services - other languages may be available including Amharic, Farsi, French, Hindi, Punjabi Spanish and Urdu
Contact
Maria Moutsatsos, Manager
Email: mmoutsatsos@ywcatoronto.org
Fees
None
Documents Required
May vary; contact for information
Accessibility
Wheelchair accessible building including main entrance and barrier free washrooms
Agency Information
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Copyright
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Last Updated On
December 8, 2022
Hours of Operation
Open 24/7
COVID19 Open Mon-Sun 24 hours, with enhanced safety measures
Service Area(s)
Greater Toronto Area