HAVEN TORONTO

A SANCTUARY FOR ELDER HOMELESS MEN

Delivering Support to Elder Men 365-days a year

Nightly, there are more than 5,000 homeless people in Toronto. Hundreds are men over 50. They are fathers, grandfathers, brothers and sons. They are people you may know, people you may pass by on the street every day.

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Our Services

Affordable Meals

Haven Toronto serves 3 meals a day, 365 days a year. Breakfast is available at 8:15, lunch at 12:15 and an afternoon snack at 3:15.

Hot Showers and Laundry Facilities

Haven Toronto clients have access to hot showers and laundry facilities.

Free Clothing

Haven Toronto has a clothing room open several times a week offering free, quality clothing that includes warm socks, shirts and jackets.

Access to Housing Workers

Haven Toronto helps clients navigate the housing market so they can find and secure the housing they need. This includes working directly with landlords.

Drawing Support for Homeless Men

News

Activist May Birchard founded Haven Toronto, formerly The Good Neighbours’ Club, in Winnipeg in 1933. ¬†At the time of the Great Depression she recognized that many elder veterans of the First World War were unemployed and homeless. She established a day centre to provide men who were homeless with a place where they could find […]

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