Mosaic Interfaith Out of the Cold - York Region

Site: Mailing Address

Service: Overnight Shelter and Services

Record Details
Alternate Name MIOTC ; Mosaic Interfaith ; Out of the Cold
Office Phone 416-948-6682
Toll Free Phone Assessment and Referral Centre 1-877-338-3398
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, Program Manager; 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) 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 11 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) * Mon-Thu 4 pm-5 pm, Fri Nov 23-Jan18 6 pm, Fri Jan 25-Mar29 4 pm - 5 pm, Sat 6 pm, Sun Dec 9 - Jan 13 6 pm - 7 pm * no bus Sundays after Jan 13 ;

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 19 - Jan 14 * 30 beds and 50 dinner guests ;

St. Mary's Anglican Church , 10030 Yonge Street, Vaughan: Monday Nights 4:30 pm-7 am, January 21 - March 25 * 30 beds and 50 dinner guests ;

Jaffari Islamic Education & Culture Centre, 9000 Bathurst Street (North of Hwy 7), Richmond Hill: Tuesday Nights 4:30 pm-7 am, Nov 20 – Jan 22 * 30 beds and 50 dinner guests * showers;

Ahmadiya Muslim Community, 10610 Jane Street, Maple: Tuesday nights 4:30 pm-7 am, Jan 29 - Mar 26 * 30 beds and 50 dinner guests * showers;

Temple Har Zion, 7360 Bayview Avenue (north of Steeles), Thornhill: Wednesday Nights 4:30 pm-7 am, Nov 21 - Jan 9 * 30 beds and 50 dinner guests ;

Rouge Valley Mennonite Church, 7452 Reesor Rd. Markham: Wednesday nights 4:30 pm-7 am, Jan 16 - Mar 27 * 30 beds * overnight guests only * supper and breakfast provided to overnight guests only * showers;

St. Luke's Catholic Church, 39 Greenlane (off Bayview, one light North of John Street), Thornhill: Thursday Nights 4:30 pm-7 am, Nov 22 - Jan 24 * 30 beds and 50 dinner guests * closed Dec 27 ;

Vaughan Community Church , 200 Racco Parkway, Vaughan: Thursday Nights 4:30 pm-7 am, Jan 31 – Mar 28 * 30 beds and 50 dinner guests ;

Thornhill United Church, 25 Elgin Street * Friday nights 4:30 pm-7 am, Nov 23 – Jan 18 30 overnight beds only, closed Dec 14 and Jan 25 - Mar 29 30 beds and 50 dinner guests ;

Rouge Valley Mennonite Church, 7452 Reesor Rd. Markham: Saturday nights 6 pm-7 am, Nov 17 – Jan 19 and Jan 26 - Mar 30 * 30 overnight beds only * supper and breakfast provided, access to showers and other services for those staying in overnight beds only;

Richmond Hill Presbyterian Church, 10066 Yonge St. Richmond Hill: Sunday nights 6pm-7am, Dec 9 – Jan 13 * 30 overnight beds only * supper and breakfast provided, access to other services for those staying in overnight beds only * closed Nov 16, 18, 25 and Dec 2 ;

Gibson Centre - Toronto Christian Community Church, 100 Gibson Dr Markham: Sunday nights 4:30 pm-7 am, Jan 20 - Mar 31 * 30 beds and 50 dinner guests * showers ;
Hours Office hours Mon-Fri 9 am-5 pm * Shelters and services 4:30 pm - 7 am
Dates no shelter Dec 14 and Dec 27 * 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 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 Homeless Drop In Centres ~ Men ; Homeless Drop In Centres ~ Women ; Homeless Meals ; Homeless Transportation Programs ; Shelter Information Lines

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