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.
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.
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.
More Research and Action is Necessary to Combat Homelessness Among Older People in Canada
The team at Haven Toronto is continually advocating with policy makers, funders, media and the general public in raising awareness for the need to improve services and issues faced by older people who are homeless or at risk of becoming homeless. Dr. Amanda Grenier, Associate Professor at Gilbrea Chair in Aging & Mental Health and […]