Blue Door Shelters

Site: Leeder Place

Record Details
Office Phone 905-898-1015
Toll Free Phone 1-888-554-5525
Fax 905-898-6414
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Primary Contact Barb Latour, Office Manager, Blue Door Shelters; Phone: ext 5
Alternate Contact Emmy Kelly, Business Director
Established 1982
Primary Executive Michael Braithwaite, Chief Executive Officer
Funding Regional / Municipal - York Region ; Provincial - Ontario Ministry of Children and Youth Services ; United Way - United Way Greater Toronto
Description (Service) Emergency shelter for families * maximum stay 4 to 6 weeks * 60-bed facility,15 rooms to accommodate up to 15 families * access to lounges with books and TVs, computer rooms, dining room, laundry rooms, play rooms and outdoor play structures for children * provides families with help to find and maintain permanent housing, accommodation and food, supportive counselling, referral to appropriate community services, and life skills learning opportunities * Breakfast, lunch and dinner provided

Accepts donations including towels, bedding, toiletries, diapers and pullups, formula, bottles, non-perishable food, footwear, clothing and new children's toys, grocery gift cards
Hours Sun-Mon 24 hours
Areas Served South Simcoe ; York Region
Eligibility Families in domestic, housing, or life crises
Application intake process is based on first come, first serve, walk-in or phone-in basis for people experiencing homelessness * call first as shelter may be full with no available beds * Referrals to other shelters can then be given * to donate items 905-898-1015 press 4
Languages English ; More than 27 languages are spoken by staff, which varies depending on current staff
Fees None
Located In Community East Gwillimbury
Address & Map
18838 Highway 11
East Gwillimbury, ON
Canada L9N 0C5
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Intersection Yonge St and Green Ln
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Service Categories Clothing Donation Programs ; Gift Card Donation Programs ; Homeless Shelter ~ Families ; Household Goods Donation Programs ; Personal/Grooming Supplies Donation Programs


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