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.
The Homeless Die Decades Sooner
Homeless people die 30 years younger than the national average according to research from the past ten years. An earlier report out of London found an average homeless person has a life expectancy of 47, compared with 77 for the rest of the population. Researchers found that homeless people are nine times more likely to commit […]