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
Toll Free Phone 1-877-338-3398
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. ; Private
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 50 inter-faith communities - The Jaffari Islamic Centre, Temple Har Zion, Thornhill United Church, Rouge Valley Mennonite Church, St. Luke's Catholic Church, Vaughan Community Church, St. Marys Anglican Church, Richmond Hill Presbyterian Church, Emanuel Anglican Church, Bridge Markham Community Church, Toronto Christian 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; 
 
Transportation to all sites from St. George's Anglican Church (5350 Yonge St., North York, at corner of Yonge St. and Church Avenue) Sun-Fi from 4 - 6 pm and Sat from 6 - 7 pm; 
 
TTC Tokens tokens provided to guests staying overnight * MIOTC reserves right to distribute tokens and tickets only to guests deemed in need; 
 
Showers available at Rouge Valley Mennonite Church, Toronto Chinese 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-7:30 am * Nov 21 - Jan 16 * 30 beds and 50 dinner guests ; 
 
St. Mary's Anglican Church , 10030 Yonge Street, Vaughan: Monday Nights 4:30 pm-7:30 am, January 23 - March 27 * 30 beds and 50 dinner guests ; 
 
Vaughan Community Church , 200 Racco Parkway, Vaughan: Tuesday Nights 4:30 pm-8 am, Nov 22 - Jan 17 * 30 beds and 50 dinner guests ; 
 
Jaffari Islamic Education & Culture Centre, 9000 Bathurst Street (North of Hwy 7), Richmond Hill: every Tuesday 4:30 pm-8 am, Jan 24 - Mar 28 * 30 beds and 50 dinner guests ; 
 
Temple Har Zion, 7360 Bayview Avenue (north of Steeles), Thornhill: every Wednesday 4:30 pm-7:30 am, Nov 23 - Jan 11 * 30 beds and 50 dinner guests ; 
 
Rouge Valley Mennonite Church, 7452 Reesor Rd. Markham: Wednesday nights 4:30 pm-8 am, Jan 18 - Mar 29 * 30 beds * overnight guests only ; 
 
Rouge Valley Mennonite Church, 7452 Reesor Rd. Markham: Saturday nights 6 pm-8 am, Dec 24 - Mar 27 * 15 beds * overnight guests only ; 
 
St. Luke's Catholic Church, 39 Greenlane (off Bayview, one light North of John Street), Thornhill: every Thursday 4:30 pm-8 am, Nov 24 - Jan 26 * 30 beds and 50 dinner guests * closed Dec 22 & Dec 29
 
Ahmadiya Muslim Community, 10610 Jane Street, Maple: Thursday nights 4:30 pm-8 am, Feb 2 - Mar 30 * 30 beds and 50 dinner guests ; 
 
Thornhill United Church, 25 Elgin Street * Friday nights 4:30 pm-8 am, Jan 13 - Mar 17 * 30 beds and 50 dinner guests ; 
 
Toronto Chinese Community Church, 100 Acadia Ave. Markham: Sunday nights 4:30 pm-8 am, Jan 15 - Mar 26 * 30 beds and 50 dinner guests ;
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 * shelters primarily serve York Region's southern municipalities
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 Partially Accessible ; varies with location * phone ahead for accessibility information
Service Categories Homeless Drop In Centres ~ Homeless Men ; Homeless Drop In Centres ~ Homeless Women

PLEASE READ THIS IMPORTANT INFORMATION . . .

The partners of the York Info Community Information & Volunteer Database are committed to provide a database that is accurate, up-to-date and comprehensive. However, we are unable to assume any liability resulting from errors or omissions. Inclusion or omission of a program or service is not a comment on its quality, nor does it mean we endorse or do not endorse the program or service. Please read the Inclusion Policy for further details. Please contact York Info Community Information & Volunteer Database to report concerns or to make suggestions.

York Info Community Information & Volunteer Database focuses on records located in and serving the northern portion of York Region, but also maintains select resources beyond our borders which also support the residents of our respective municipalities.

Information Copyright

The partners of the York Info Community Information & Volunteer Database hold the intellectual property rights for the information on this site. You may display it on your computer and print or download this information for non-commercial, personal or educational purposes only. You must credit the York Info Community Information & Volunteer Database as the source on each copy of any information that originates from this site. The York Info Community Information & Volunteer Centre forbids any bulk downloading, or use of the database for any mass mailings, or other such usage. Please contact us for permission to use the information for any purpose other than those outlined here.

Other Community Information Sites available Online

211 Toronto/Community Information Toronto
211 Simcoe County
Brant Community Information Network
Community Information Partners Peel
Community Link North Simcoe
Information Durham
Haliburton, Northumberland, Peterborough & Victoria Counties
Haldimand & Norfolk
Halton Community Services Database
Information Cambridge/North Dumfries
Information Niagara
Information Sarnia-Lambton
Thunder Bay District
Volunteer and Information Kingston
Wellington County & Guelph
Windsor-Essex