Mosaic Interfaith Out of the Cold - York Region

Site: Mailing Address

Service: Overnight Hostels

Record Details
Alternate Name Mosaic Interfaith ; Out of the Cold
Office Phone 416-948-6682
Fax 905-763-9296
E-Mail info@miotc.ca
Website www.miotc.ca
Primary Contact Rehana Sumar, Program Manager, Mosaic Interfaith Out of the Cold; Phone: 416-948 6682; Fax: 905 763 9296; Email: rsumar@rogers.com
Funding Regional / Municipal ; Federal ; Donations - cash, blankets, clothing, socks/underwear, sleeping bags, carrying bags, boots and other items.
Description (Service) Provide safe refuge, warm hospitality and emergency shelter to the homeless or those in need of food/clothing * the central coordinating body that provides emergency shelters in coordination with 12 inter-faith communities - The Jaffari Islamic Centre, Temple Har Zion, Thornhill United Church, Rouge Valley Mennonite Church, St. Luke's Catholic Church, Toronto Chinese Community Church, Vaughan Community Church, St. Marys Anglican Church, Bridge Markham Community Church and Ahmadiya Islamic Community * overnight shelters are operated 7 nights per week during the coldest months of the year (November to March) at the 10 host community sites * approximately 50 men and women are served a sit-down meal, provided with clean clothes, entertainment such as movies and music, and overnight accommodation * each night up to 30 people sleep overnight, eat a full breakfast, are provided with a bagged lunch, and public transportation tokens; 
 
Bridge Markham Community Church, 5440 16th Avenue, Markham (north east corner of McCowan and 16th) * Monday nights 4:30 pm-7:30 am * 30 beds and 50 dinner guests * Nov 16-Jan 18 * transportation from St.George's Anglican Church (5350 Yonge St., North York, at corner of Yonge St. and Church Avenue) from 4 pm-6 pm; 
 
St. Mary's Anglican Church, 10030 Yonge Street, Vaughan: Monday Nights 4:30 pm-7:30 am, January 25 - March 28 * 30 beds and 50 dinner guests * transportation from St.George's Anglican Church (5350 Yonge St., North York, at corner of Yonge St. and Church Avenue) from 4 pm-6 pm; 
 
Vaughan Community Church, 200 Racco Parkway, Vaughan: Tuesday Nights 4:30 pm-8 am, Nov 17 - Jan 19 * 30 beds and 50 dinner guests * transportation from St.George's Anglican Church (5350 Yonge St., North York, at corner of Yonge St. and Church Avenue) from 4 pm-6 pm; 
 
Jaffari Islamic Education & Culture Centre, 9000 Bathurst Street (North of Hwy 7), Richmond Hill: every Tuesday 4:30 pm-7:30 am, Jan 26 - Mar 29 * 30 beds and 50 dinner guests * transportation from St.George's Anglican Church (5350 Yonge St., North York, at corner of Yonge St. and Church Avenue) from 4 pm-6 pm; 
 
Temple Har Zion, 7360 Bayview Avenue (north of Steeles), Thornhill: every Wednesday 4:30 pm-7:30 am, Nov 25 - Jan 13 * 30 beds and 50 dinner guests * transportation from St.George's Anglican Church (5350 Yonge St., North York, at corner of Yonge St. and Church Avenue) from 4 pm-6 pm; 
 
Rouge Valley Mennonite Church, 7452 Reesor Rd. Markham: Wednesday nights 4:30 pm-7:30 am, Jan 20 - Mar 30 * 30 beds * overnight guests only * transportation from St.George's Anglican Church (5350 Yonge St., North York, at corner of Yonge St. and Church Avenue) from 4 pm-6 pm; 
 
St. Luke's Catholic Church, 39 Greenlane (off Bayview, one light North of John Street), Thornhill: every Thursday 4:30 pm-8 am, Nov 19 - Jan 28 (closed Dec 24 & Dec 31) * 30 beds and 50 dinner guests * transportation from St.George's Anglican Church (5350 Yonge St., North York, at corner of Yonge St. and Church Avenue) from 4 pm-6 pm; 
 
Ahmadiya Muslim Community, 10610 Jane Street, Maple: Thursday nights 4:30 pm-8 am, Feb 4 - Mar 31 * 30 beds and 50 dinner guests * transportation from St.George's Anglican Church (5350 Yonge St., North York, at corner of Yonge St. and Church Avenue) from 4 pm-6 pm; 
 
Thornhill United Church, 25 Elgin Street * Friday nights 4:30 pm-8 am, Jan 8 - Mar 11 * 30 beds and 50 dinner guests * transportation from St.George's Anglican Church (5350 Yonge St., North York, at corner of Yonge St. and Church Avenue) from 4 pm-6 pm; 
 
Toronto Chinese Community Church, 100 Acadia Ave. Markham: Sunday nights 4:30 pm-8 am, Jan 17 - Mar 27 * 30 beds and 50 dinner guests * transportation from St.George's Anglican Church (5350 Yonge St., North York, at corner of Yonge St. and Church Avenue) from 4 pm-6 pm; 
 
Rouge Valley Mennonite Church, 7452 Reesor Rd. Markham: Saturday nights 6:00 pm-7:30 am, Jan 2 - Mar 26 * 15 beds * overnight guests only * transportation from St.George's Anglican Church (5350 Yonge St., North York, at corner of Yonge St. and Church Avenue) from 4 pm-6 pm;
Hours Office hours: Mon-Fri 9 am-5 pm
Areas Served York Region
Eligibility Ages: 18 year(s) and up 
 
Males and females over the age of 18 years * serves people from all walks of life with diverse cultural, educational and professional backgrounds 
 
The shelters primarily serve York Region's southern municipalities * transportation to all sites is available from 4 to 6 pm **the pick-up location is no longer available at Finch Subway Station - pick-up is now from St.George's Anglican Church (5350 Yonge St., North York, at corner of Yonge St. and Church Avenue) from 4 pm-6 pm; 
 
Overnight shelters are operated 7 nights per week during the coldest months of the year (November to March) at our 10 host community sites in Thornhill, Markham, Vaughan and Richmond Hill
Application No application required
Languages English
Fees None
Site Location Thornhill; Vaughan; Markham
Located In Community Richmond Hill
Address & Map
9251 Yonge St, Ste 8-104
Richmond Hill, ON L4C 9T3
Intersection various locations
Accessibility Unknown
Service Categories Homeless Drop In Centres ~ Homeless Men ; Homeless Drop In Centres ~ Homeless Women

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