Out of the Cold Emergency Shelter

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Out of the Cold is a community-based, volunteer-run organization 
that works to provide shelter & community supports to people who are
homeless and precariously housed.

Please see our About Us page for updates about changes in the 2016-2017 season.


Volunteers Needed for 2016-2017 Season
Visit our volunteer page to join our team!

We are open December 1st 2016 to April 30th 2017.
To inquire about shelter operations please call the Shelter Coordinator at 902 429 6518.
If you are planning to donate supplies to the shelter, please read our Supplies Needed page first!


Upcoming Programs and Activities at Out of the Cold:

Other Shelters in Halifax

Metro Turning Point (for men):  902-420-3282
Salvation Army (for men):  902-422-2363
Adsum House (for women and trans people):  902-423-4443 or 902-429-4443.

Barry House (for women):  902-422-8324
Bryony House (for women and children fleeing abuse):  902-429-9002
Phoenix Youth Shelter (for youth ages 16-24):  902-405-3107 or toll free 1-878-5088

We would like to thank our supporters: