Shelter House

Site: Shelter House

Service: Overnight Shelter

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Description & Services
Public Comments Parents with children requiring overnight accommodations should contact the Salvation Army Booth centre
Description (Agency) Provides food, clothing and shelter to those in need within the community
Agency Services
Description (Service)
  • Provides food, clothing and shelter to those in need within the community 
  • Refers individuals to appropriate community resources
Soup Kitchen 
  • Offers daily meals to anyone who wants a hot nutritious meal
Overnight Shelter 
  • Provides a dormitory style facility with 27 beds for male, 5 beds for female, 10 beds for youth (5 male, 5 female); overflow capacity for 20 additional beds 
  • Each dorm has washroom, shower area, lockers 
  • Laundry facilities available to residents 
  • Provides breakfast and supper
Clothing Depot 
  • Provides free clothing for individuals in need
Hours Mon-Sun 24 hours 
Soup Kitchen: Daily 1:30 pm-2:30 pm, 7 pm-8 pm
Areas Served Thunder Bay
Eligibility Ages: 16 year(s) and up 
No age restriction on meals
Application Overnight accommodation -- Application form for assistance from Ontario Works will be completed if person is eligible
Languages English
Fees None - for individuals eligible for Ontario Works
Additional Services at this Site
Contact Information
Office Phone 807-623-8182 
Street Outreach Services 807-620-7678
Fax 807-622-6328
Primary Executive Michelle Jordan, Executive Director; Phone: 807-623-8264; Email:
Site Location South ward
Located In Community Thunder Bay
Address 420 George St
Thunder Bay, ON P7E 5Y8
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Intersection George St and Simpson St
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Established 1980
Funding City / Town - Thunder Bay ; Fundraising ; Donations