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.

Out of the Cold is opening on December 1st, and we are currently recruiting frontline volunteers!  Email volunteerotcs@gmail.com for an application form and more information

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

Male Shelters:

Metro Turning Point: 2170 Barrington St

Salvation Army: 2044 Gottingen

Female Shelters:

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

Barry House: 2706 Gottingen St

Youth Shelter (24 & Under):

Phoenix Shelter: 1094 Tower Rd

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: