Blue Door Shelters

Site: Leeder Place

Record Details
Office Phone 905-898-1015
Toll Free Phone 1-888-554-5525
Fax 905-898-6414
E-Mail info@bluedoorshelters.ca
Website www.bluedoorshelters.ca
Social Media Facebook Facebook: www.facebook.com/bluedoorshelters/
Twitter Twitter: www.twitter.com/BlueDoorShelter
Primary Contact Barb Latour, Office Manager, Blue Door Shelters; Phone: ext 5
Established 1982
Primary Executive Anne Stubley, Executive Director
Funding Regional / Municipal - York Region ; Provincial - Ontario Ministry of Children and Youth Services ; United Way
Description (Service) Provides 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 *  
Financial and in-kind donations appreciated * basic essentials for setting up new households such as towels and bedding, toiletries, food staples, children's clothing and toys or grocery store 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 * Please call first as the shelter may be full with no available beds * Referrals to other shelters can then be given
Languages English ; More than 27 languages are spoken by staff, which varies depending on current staff
Fees None
Site Location East Gwillimbury
Located In Community York Region
Address & Map
18838 Highway 11
East Gwillimbury, ON
Canada L9N 0C5
Intersection Yonge St and Highway 11, 2 km N of Green Lane
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Service Categories Homeless Shelter ~ Families ; Household Goods Donation Programs

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