Blue Door Shelters, located in York Region, provides safe, supportive shelter and services for people who are homeless or at risk of becoming homeless. We operate three, no-fee, emergency shelters for families, men and youth.
Each shelter provides:
l Help to find permanent housing....
l Accommodation and food.....
l Supportive counselling
l Referral to community services.....
l Life skills learning opportunities.....
l 24/7 accessibility
Homeless in York Region
l 1 in 8 residents lived below the Low Income Cutoff (2006 census)
l 22% of tenant residences spend more than half of their income on housing
l The average wait for subsidized housing is over eight years
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