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
“We Dare To Ask”
Today as the weather changed from sunny one minute to the blackest of clouds as a rain/hail/snow storm quickly rolled through, I was thinking about how this winter felt particularly long. When we found out it literally was the darkest winter in 80+ years, there was a collective sigh of relief that it didn’t just feel dark …
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 …
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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