Mosaic Interfaith Out of the Cold - York Region

Site: Mailing Address

Service: Overnight Shelter and Services

Record Details
Alternate Name CIF ; MIOTC ; Mosaic Interfaith ; Out of the Cold
Office Phone 416-948-6682
Toll Free Phone Assessment and Referral Centre 1-888-340-1001
Fax 905-763-9296
E-Mail info@miotc.ca
Website www.miotc.ca
Social Media Facebook Facebook: www.facebook.com/mosaic.interfaith?lst=813589920%3A100002639157861%3A1501199176
Primary Contact Rehana Sumar, Executive Director; Email: rsumar@rogers.com
Funding Regional / Municipal - Regional Municipality of York CIF ; Federal ; Donations - cash, blankets, clothing, socks/underwear, sleeping bags, carrying bags, boots and other items. ; Private
Description (Service) Seasonal emergency shelter for homeless * support for individuals in need of food and or clothing * central coordinating body for emergency shelters in inter-faith communities * overnight shelters are operated 7 nights per week Nov to Mar at 13 host community sites * most locations serve sit-down supper to 50 individuals and have 30 beds for overnight * clothing bank * nurses and medical care * hairdresser * breakfast, bagged lunch and public transportation tokens provided to those staying overnight * some locations have showers;

Transportation to all sites from St. George's Anglican Church (5350 Yonge St., North York, at corner of Yonge St. and Church Avenue) * Check bus schedule on website for bus timings or timings below. Showers available at Rouge Valley Mennonite Church, Toronto Christian Church, Jaffari Islamic Centre, Ahmadiya Islamic Community;

Bridge Markham Community Church , 5440 16th Avenue, Markham (north east corner of McCowan and 16th) * Monday nights 4:30 pm-7 am * Nov 25 - Jan 20 * 30 beds and 50 dinner guests ; Bus departure to shelter 5pm.

St. Mary's Anglican Church , 10030 Yonge Street, Vaughan: Monday Nights 4:30 pm-7 am, January 27 - March 30 * 30 beds and 50 dinner guests ; Bus departure to shelter 5pm.

Vaughan Community Church , 200 Racco Parkway, Vaughan: Thursday Nights 4:30 pm-7 am, Nov 26 – Jan 21 * 30 beds and 50 dinner guests ; Bus departure to shelter 5pm.

Jaffari Islamic Education & Culture Centre, 9000 Bathurst Street (North of Hwy 7), Richmond Hill: Tuesday Nights 4:30 pm-7 am, Jan 28 - Mar 31 * 30 beds and 50 dinner guests * showers; Bus departure to shelter 5pm.

Temple Har Zion, 7360 Bayview Avenue (north of Steeles), Thornhill: Wednesday Nights 4:30 pm-7 am, Nov 20 - Jan 15 * 30 beds and 50 dinner guests ; Bus departure to shelter 5pm.

Ahmadiya Muslim Community, 10610 Jane Street, Maple:Wednesday nights 4:30 pm-7 am, Jan 22 - Mar 25 * 30 beds and 50 dinner guests * showers; Bus departure to shelter 5pm.

St. Luke's Catholic Church, 39 Greenlane (off Bayview, one light North of John Street), Thornhill: Thursday Nights 4:30 pm-7 am, Nov 21 - Jan 16 * 30 beds and 50 dinner guests * Bus departure to shelter 5pm

Rouge Valley Mennonite Church, 7452 Reesor Rd. Markham: Thursday nights 4:30 pm-7 am, Jan 23 - Mar 26 * 30 beds * overnight guests only * supper and breakfast provided to overnight guests only * showers; Bus departure to shelter 5pm

Holy Trinity Anglican Church, 140 Brooke St (off Centre Street), Thornhill* Friday nights 4:30 pm-7 am, Nov 29 – Jan 17 30 overnight beds only, 30 beds and 50 dinner guests; Bus departure to shelter 6pm

Thornhill United Church, 25 Elgin Street * Friday nights 4:30 pm-7 am, Jan 24 – Mar 27 30 overnight beds only, 30 beds and 50 dinner guests; Bus departure to shelter 5pm ;

Rouge Valley Mennonite Church, 7452 Reesor Rd. Markham: Saturday nights 6 pm-7 am, Nov 23 – Mar 28 * 30 overnight beds only * supper and breakfast provided, access to showers and other services for those staying in overnight beds only; Bus departure to shelter 6pm

Richmond Hill Presbyterian Church, 10066 Yonge St. Richmond Hill: Sunday nights 6pm-7am, Nov 24 - Jan 19 * 30 overnight beds only * supper and breakfast provided, access to other services for those staying in overnight beds only *;Bus departure to shelter 6pm

Gibson Centre - Toronto Christian Community Church, 100 Gibson Dr Markham: Sunday nights 4:30 pm-7 am, Jan 26 - Mar 29 * 30 beds and 50 dinner guests * showers ; Bus departure to shelter 6pm
Hours Office hours Mon-Fri 9 am-5 pm * Shelters and services 4:30 pm - 7 am
Dates see description or website for full schedule
Areas Served York Region
Eligibility Ages: 18 year(s) and up 
 
Males and females over the age of 18 years * space limited * guests must read policies before admission, shelter reserves right to deny service to anyone in violation of policies
Application No application required
Languages English
Fees None
Located In Community York Region
Mailing Address c/o Mosaic Interfaith Out of the Cold 
9251 Yonge Street, Suite 8-104 
Richmond Hill, ON L4C 9T3
Physical Access Partially Accessible ; varies with location * phone ahead for accessibility information
Service Categories Community Meals ; Homeless Meals ; Homeless Shelter ~ Men ; Homeless Shelter ~ Women ; Homeless Transportation Programs ; Shelter Information Services

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