Inn From the Cold

Location, Telephone & Internet
Office Phone 905-895-8889 ext 221
After Hours Phone 905-895-8889 ext 227 (evenings during shelter season only)
Crisis Phone 905-895-8889 ext 227 (evenings during shelter season only)
Located In Community Newmarket
Address & Map
510 Penrose St
Newmarket, ON L3Y 1A2
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Intersection Bayview Ave and Mulock Dr
Contact Information
Primary Contact Ann Watson, Executive Director; Phone: 905-895-8889 ext 222; Email:
Alternate Contact Martha Berry, Administrative & Volunteer Coordinator; Phone: 905-895-8889 ext 221; Email:
Volunteer Coordinator Martha Berry, Administrative & Volunteer Coordinator, Inn From the Cold; Phone: 905 895-8889 ext 221
Primary Executive Watson
Description & Services
Description (Service) COVID19 -- restricted entry to shelter * Drop-By Program -- access to showers and laundry, computers and wifi and staff for wellness checks * Newmarket Supper Program, Friday Community Meal, take away meals * housing support by appointment * staff assistance available by phone Mon-Fri 9 am-4:30 pm, call 905-895-8889 ext 221 to leave message with call back number * visit Inn's website for details

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Drop-in Program -- access to support workers * meals, snacks * clothing personal care items * showers, haircuts and laundry * computer, Internet and voicemail * health, mental health and addiction support * housing and basic needs support * workshops, social and recreational activities

Winter Homeless Shelter -- seasonal * capacity 36 (28 men, 8 women) * health and wellness service * support workers * assistance finding housing, employment, volunteer opportunities, mental health and addiction support and basic needs * meals include supper and breakfast, also bagged lunches * access to clothing, laundry, internet, voicemail, showers and personal care items

Stability Now -- transitional housing program * affordable rental apartments (within shelter program) -- individual rooms within 4 bed apartment * wrap around support includes case manager and group activities

Getting Ahead in a Just-Gettin’-By World -- 8 week, 16-sesion program for individuals who are homeless * self-discovery program including assessment of individual's resources, and building resources toward self-sufficiency * backpack kit, lunch, transit tickets provided
Hours COVID19 -- Drop-by program -- Mon-Fri 9 am-4 pm, Sat-Sun 10 am-2 pm * Friday Community Meal, take-away meals 4:30 pm-5:30 pm * Newmarket Supper Program, take away meals Mon-Tue, Thu 4 pm-5 pm * staff assistance available by phone Mon-Fri 9 am-4:30 pm
Dates Overnight shelter Nov 4 2019 - mid-April 2020
Areas Served York Region
Boundaries York Region
Eligibility Ages: 16 year(s) and up 
Women and men 16 years and older (couples only if willing to sleep separately), who are homeless or precariously housed
Application Call, email or visit website
Languages English
Fees None
Other Details
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Physical Access Not accessible
Service Categories Community Meals ; Community Voicemail ; Economic Self Sufficiency Programs ~ Homeless People ; General Clothing Provision ~ Homeless People ; Hair and Nail Care ; Homeless Drop In Centres ; Homeless Shelter ~ Men ; Homeless Shelter ~ Women ; Housing Search Assistance ~ Homeless People ; Laundry Facilities ; Personal/Grooming Supplies ; Public Access Computers/Tools ; Public Internet Access Sites ; Public Showers/Baths ; Transitional Housing/Shelter ~ Homeless Men ; Transitional Housing/Shelter ~ Homeless Women

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