The Salvation Army in Toronto operates six shelters for people experiencing homelessness. Integrated in 2013 as Toronto Housing and Homeless Supports (THHS), these six shelters meet basic needs for food, shelter and clothing, as well as provide pastoral care, addiction counselling and housing help.
Toronto Housing and Homeless Supports also manages social enterprises and other services that help shelter residents transition into their own housing. Learn more
On any given night in Toronto, there are about 9,000 men, women and children who have no place to stay.
Providing Housing & Homeless Supports in Toronto
International Women’s Day
Mention homelessness and most Canadians think of a bundled man sleeping on a heating grate. The reality, however, is far more complex. Women experiencing homelessness are a particularly vulnerable group. On the streets, they are at great risk of physical, emotional and psychological harm. They live with higher rates of chronic health conditions, acute illness …
Decades of Dedication
After decades of dedicated service with The Salvation Army, Brenda Wootten and Neil Church have retired. They held integral roles at Toronto Housing & Homeless Supports, providing support to every aspect of the work we do for many, many years. Brenda Wootten’s first job with The Salvation Army was as a waitress at Scotian Glen Camp. Since …
About the Salvation Army
Learn more about mission, passion and roots of The Salvation Army through this eleven-minute informational video. “This video not only shows the breadth and depth of our work in the GTA, but demonstrates it through the lens of our mission so the viewer gets a sense of the ‘DNA’ of The Salvation Army." - Dion Oxford, Executive Producer
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