Shelter House

Site: Shelter House

Service: Overnight Shelter

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
    Fax 807-622-6328
    Primary Contact Michelle Jordan, Program and Operations Manager; 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