Shelters


SCTBS has helped several charities over the course of the past decade, if you would like more info on getting help from SCTBS please contact us.

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Shelters

That We Work With


Julliette's Place

Julliette's Place (Homeward Family Shelter) is dedicated to providing a safe refuge and comprehensive range of services to abused women and their children and single abused women. Through services and on-going education, they are committed to the eradication of all forms of violence against women and their children.


June Callwood Centre

The June Callwood Centre for Women and Families is a multi-service resource for pregnant and parenting teenagers who are eighteen years old or younger, and their children. They have developed a variety of programs and services to meet the special needs of young families throughout the City of Toronto.


Nellie's

Nellie's provides emergency shelter and protection for all women and children. The ultimate goal is to secure long-term, independent and affordable housing. Nellie’s programs and services are for women and children who have and are experiencing oppressions such as violence, poverty and homelessness. They are committed to social change through education and advocacy, to achieve social justice for all women and children.


North York Women's Shelter

This is a place of safety, support and hope for women and their children who are survivors of violence and abuse. Their vision is one of a community characterized by gender equality where women and their children are empowered and safe.


Rosalie Hall

Rosalie Hall provides a comprehensive range of early intervention, prevention and treatment services meeting the needs of young families from Scarborough and across the Toronto Region. Rosalie Hall, with compassion and respect, assists young parents in need and their children to realize their potential through the provision of a wide range of community, residential, educational and child development services.


Yorktown Shelter for Women

Yorktown Shelter for Women provides a safe and secure haven for women and their children fleeing an abusive relationship. Staffed 24 hours a day by a multilingual and multicultural team, the shelter is committed to the well-being and empowerment of women who have been abused and to the healthy development of their children.


Birkdale Residence

Birkdale Residence is an emergency shelter for women and children and refuge families providing a safe and supportive environment. Programs and services provided at Birkdale promote resiliency while encouraging the development of safe relationships and self-help skills. Our goal is to provide a sense of stability while residing in the shelter to make easier the process of finding and sustaining long-term housing, and life in their new communities.


St. Clare's Residence:

St. Clare’s Residence is a transitional crisis care facility for women, aged 25 years or older, who have experienced difficulty maintaining permanent housing. Our goal is to assist our residents to live independently in the community by providing long-term, self-directed services in a supportive, home-like atmosphere, governed by safety, respect and dignity.


Ernestine's Women's Shelter:

Ernestine's Women's Shelter is an organization run by women, provides support and shelter for women and children escaping violence. Ernestine's assists women and children in rebuilding their lives by providing crisis intervention and a range of holistic support services, while acknowledging the multitude of issues facing survivors of abuse.


Amelie House:

Amelie House provides long-term, transitional housing for up to two years for women who have experienced difficulty in maintaining adequate permanent housing. Many residents are survivors of domestic violence, abuse, poverty, addiction or mental illness and refugee claimants. Amelie House works to provide safe accommodation, nutritious meals, informal counseling, crisis intervention, referrals, advocacy and basic necessities to the women in our care.


Mary's Home Emergency Shelter:

Mary’s Home opened in December 1996, originally combining long-term housing, a 12 bed emergency dorm and an Out of the Cold program. The program changed to an emergency shelter as the need became increasingly urgent. Mary’s Home can accommodate 38 women, aged 16 years or older, and we welcome women of different ages, cultures, religions. Women come to Mary’s Home from a variety of situations including leaving abusive relationships, newcomers to Canada , family breakdown, eviction, job loss, addictions and/or mental health issues and poverty.


Woodgreen Red Door Shelter:

Red Door provides services for families and individuals who need safe and supportive emergency shelter. These include women who are fleeing violence at home, families who are evicted, refugees, or young mothers who may have nowhere to go. Families come to the Shelter through a referral from agencies such as Children’s Aid Societies, Public Health Department, Police Services, other shelters, through word of mouth upon the advice of friends. Within approximately three months most families are re-established back to independent living. Individual circumstances and needs determine the length of stay; some families stay overnight while others live at the Shelter for as long as six months.


Deacon's Pantry Food Bank at St Jude's, Wexford:

The Deacons Pantry Food Bank was started over twenty years ago in response to the identified need for an emergency supply of food in the immediate community to St Jude's Church. It was started by a group in the congregation as an outreach program. It has continued and grown as the families in the community in need have grown as the result of economic challenges.