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)
Crisis Phone 905-895-8889 ext 227 (evenings during shelter season)
Site Location York Region
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, Inn From The Cold; Phone: 905-895-8889 ext 222; Email:
Alternate Contact Martha Berry, Administrative & Volunteer Coordinator, Inn From The Cold; 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 Ann Watson, Executive Director; Phone: 905-895-8889 ext 222; Email:
Description & Services
Description (Service) Winter Homeless Shelter * Drop-in support for individuals who are homeless or at risk of being homeless
health and wellness service * meet with support workers * assistance with finding housing, employment, volunteer opportunities, mental health and addiction support and basic needs * meals, clothing, laundry, internet, voicemail, showers and personal care items

Stability Now transitional housing program * affordable rental apartments at the shelter as part of program * participants have own room in 4 bed apartment within shelter * work with case manager and as group with wrap around support *

Getting Ahead in a Just-Gettin’-By World 8 week, 16-sesion program to help homeless individuals * self-discovery program including assessment of own resources and how to build resources as part of move to self-sufficiency * backpack kit, lunch, transit tickets provided
Sup. Description guests can use the internet, shower, and laundry facilities, receive help with housing or sit and just chat * warm meal being served after 8 pm along with breakfast in the morning * guests also receive bagged lunches to take with them in the morning
Hours Mon-Sun from 6 pm-8 am until mid-April * arrive 6 pm - 11 pm * drop-in support centre Mon, Wed and Thu 9 am - 2 pm * Office Mon-Fri 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
Dates overnight shelter Nov 4 2019 - mid-April 2020
Areas Served York Region
Eligibility Ages: 16 year(s) and up 
accommodates 28 men and 8 women * no couples rooms, accepts couples if they are prepared to sleep separately
Application shelter has limited space and operates on first come, first-served * call for other programs or information
Languages English
Fees None
Other Details
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Meetings Serves a warm meal to the community every Fri from 4:30 and 6:30 pm throughout the year * housing support by appointment
Physical Access Not Accessible
Service Categories Community Voicemail ; Economic Self Sufficiency Programs ~ Homeless People ; General Clothing Provision ; Homeless Drop In Centres ; Homeless Meals ; Homeless Shelter ~ Men ; Homeless Shelter ~ Women ; Housing Search Assistance ~ Homeless People ; Laundry Facilities ; Personal/Grooming Supplies ; Public Internet Access Sites ~ Homeless People ; Public Showers/Baths ; Transitional Housing/Shelter ~ Homeless Men ; Transitional Housing/Shelter ~ Homeless Women

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