Blue Door Shelters

Site: Porter Place

Description (Service) Emergency Shelter for Men * maximum stay 4 weeks, 30-bed facility * access to lounges with books and TVs, computer rooms, kitchens, laundry rooms *  
provides residents with help to find and maintain permanent housing, accommodation and food, supportive counseling, referral to appropriate community services, and life skills learning opportunities *  
Financial and material donations appreciated * basic essentials for setting up new households such as towels and bedding, toiletries, food staples
Service Details
Public Comments Family shelter at the same address, see Leeder Place
Hours Mon-Sun 24 hours
Areas Served South Simcoe ; York Region
Eligibility Adult males, 27 years and older
Application No application process or identification requirement * intake process is based on a first come, first serve (walk-in or phone-in) basis for people experiencing homelessness 
Languages English ; More than 27 languages are spoken by staff
Fees None ; Funding partners include the Regional Municipality of York, United Way of York Region, and the Ontario Ministry of Children and Youth Services
Address and Location
Located In Community East Gwillimbury
Address & Map
18838 Highway 11
East Gwillimbury, ON L9N 0C5
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Intersection Highway 11 and Green Ln
Physical Access Partially Accessible ; Only the main floor is accessible
Contact Information
Office Phone 905-898-1015
Toll Free Phone 1-888-554-5525
Fax 905-898-6414
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Primary Contact Barb Latour, Office Manager; Phone: 905-898-1015 ext 5
Alternate Contact Emmy Kelly, Business Director
Primary Executive Michael Braithwaite, Chief Executive Officer

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