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.




We currently closed for the summer and will reopen in December 2017.

If you are in need of emergency shelter please contact the following:

Male Shelters:

Metro Turning Point: 2170 Barrington St
(902)-420-3282

Salvation Army: 2044 Gottingen
(902)-422-2363

Female Shelters:

Adsum House:2421 Brunswick St
(902) 423-5049

Barry House: 2706 Gottingen St
(902)-422-8324

Youth Shelter (24 & Under):

Phoenix Shelter: 1094 Tower Rd
(902)-446-4663

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: