Toronto. Shelter, Support and Housing Administration. Homelessness Initiatives and Prevention Services. Streets to Homes Assessment and Referral Centre. Housing Assistance and Emergency Shelter Referral

Toronto. Shelter, Support and Housing Administration. Homelessness Initiatives and Prevention Services. Streets to Homes Assessment and Referral Centre. Housing Assistance and Emergency Shelter Referral

Address: 129 Peter St, Toronto, ON M5V 2H3
Location: Toronto Downtown Central
Office phone: Administration only 416-392-0090 ; Shelter intake/Central Intake Line 416-338-4766 ; Concerned citizens 311
Toll free: Shelter intake/Central Intake Line 1-877-338-3398
Fax: 416-338-4760
Email: sharc@toronto.ca
Website: www.toronto.ca/housing/index.htm
Service contact: Shift Leader, ph:416-338-4994
Service contact: Victor Dhue, Program Supervisor, ph:416-338-5003, victor.dhue@toronto.ca
Boundaries: City of Toronto
Hours: Housing walk-in service -- Mon, Wed, Fri 9 am-12 noon, clients must arrive by 11:30 am * walk-in shelter referral and respite services -- Mon-Sun 24 hours * ID clinic -- Mon 12 noon--2 pm
Eligibility: Individuals 16 years and older, who are homeless, living on the street or street involved
Services:
    Street outreach, housing assistance, referrals to shelter system and respite for individuals who are homeless, living on the street or street involved
  • ID clinic
    Housing Walk-in Service -- 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
  • recruits landlords
  • assists with rent negotiations
  • arranges long term supports for tenants and landlords
  • Housing Connections (see separate entry) Community Partner -- assistance with housing search and application process
    Street Respite -- 24 hour drop-in with access to showers and snacks
  • laundry 7 am-11 pm
    Walk-in Shelter Referral Service -- referral to shelter system for walk-in clients
How to apply: Walk in * telephone shelter intake through Central Intake Line -- 416-338-4766 * concerned citizens call 311 for non-emergency street outreach
Languages: English - Other languages may be available

Fees: None
Physical access: Wheelchair accessible automatic main entrance; Barrier-free washroom including door and stall
Legal status: Regional Government
Last full update: 01-Aug-2018
Last modified: 01-Aug-2018