Blue Door Shelters

Site: Porter Place

Record Details
Former Name Porter Place for Men
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; Phone: 905-898-1015 ext 5
Alternate Contact Emmy Kelly, Business Director
Established October 15, 1982
Primary Executive Michael Braithwaite, Chief Executive Officer
Funding United Way - United Way Greater Toronto
Description (Service) Emergency Shelter for Men * maximum stay 4 weeks, 30-bed facility * access to lounges with books and TVs, computer rooms, kitchens, laundry rooms *  
provides residents with help to find and maintain permanent housing, accommodation and food, supportive counseling, referral to appropriate community services, and life skills learning opportunities *  
Financial and material donations appreciated * basic essentials for setting up new households such as towels and bedding, toiletries, food staples
Hours Mon-Sun 24 hours
Areas Served South Simcoe ; York Region
Eligibility Adult males, 27 years and older
Application No application process or identification requirement * intake process is based on a first come, first serve (walk-in or phone-in) basis for people experiencing homelessness 
Languages English ; More than 27 languages are spoken by staff
Fees None ; Funding partners include the Regional Municipality of York, United Way of York Region, and the Ontario Ministry of Children and Youth Services
Located In Community East Gwillimbury
Address & Map
18838 Highway 11
East Gwillimbury, ON L9N 0C5
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Intersection Highway 11 and Green Ln
Physical Access Partially Accessible ; Only the main floor is accessible
Service Categories Food Donation Programs ; Homeless Shelter ~ Men ; Household Goods Donation Programs ; Personal/Grooming Supplies Donation Programs


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