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Covenant House Toronto

Covenant House Toronto
20 Gerrard St East, Toronto, ON M5B 2P3
Toronto Downtown Central
Emergency Intake 416-593-4849
Carol Howes, Program Services Director,
COVID19 -- all programs but shelter temporarily suspended * takeaway meals available Mon-Sun 11:30am-7pm but regular drop in closed

Homeless and runaway youth 16-24 years
COVID-19 - all programs but shelter temporarily closed
* takeaway meals available during former drop in hours
* new screening/hygiene procedures at shelter

Crisis intervention centre
* residential, non-residential and community support services
* education
* pastoral ministry
* runaway prevention program
* day program
* community youth meal programs

Community Support Services, 416-204-7037 -- drop-in for ex-residents and non-residents
* hot meal or food package (member of Daily Bread Food Bank)
* clothing
* hygiene necessities
* showers
* laundry
* assessment and referrals
* counselling
* health care
* housing help
* literacy
* life skills
* assistance in finding and keeping a job
* legal resources
* recreation
* computers and free wifi
* ID clinic

Health Care Services -- primary medical care
* diagnostic services
* health education
* assistance in obtaining medical coverage
* referrals
* access to family practice doctor and psychiatrist, -- online information, fact sheets and advice on youth issues and homelessness
* searchable resource directory of services

Life skills support for high-risk students attending alternative educational programs at Sheppard Centre Catholic School, in partnership with Toronto Catholic District School Board (see separate listing)

Member agency of Toronto Drop-in Network (TDIN)
COVID 19 -- New clients need to register at and bring the Client ID Number that you will get at the end of the online registration

Call or drop in * food bank -- at initial intake assessment discussion, income and address information, and identification for household members, may be requested -- call for details
English; French; Spanish - Other languages may be available
Easy access to elevator - side entrance; Barrier-free washroom including door and stall - main program area; Wheelchair accessible washroom, assistance needed with door - 3rd floor; Designated parking at entrance - unloading only - Wheelchair accessible shower and bathroom stalls - girls residential floor
Non Profit
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Covenant House Toronto
Address: 20 Gerrard St East, Toronto, ON M5B 2P3;
Phone: 416-598-4898