Out of the Cold Emergency Shelter

About Out of the Cold

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 have existed since 2008. 
Out of the Cold is currently opened for the season.
If you are in need of alternate emergency shelters, please contact the following:

Male Shelter:

Metro Turning Point: 2170 Barrington St

Salvation Army: 2044 Gottingen

Female Shelter:

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

Barry House: 2706 Gottingen St

Youth Shelter (24 & Under):

Phoenix Shelter: 1094 Tower Rd

Policy And Procedures Manual 
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Harm Reduction and Shelters:
A jurisdictional scan of harm reduction initiatives in Canadian shelters
By Shila LeBlanc for Out of the Cold Emergency Shelter
Download Here