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 OPEN for the season from 8:30pm-8:00am, 7 days a week at the Cornwallis St. entrance of the Mi'k Maw Native Friendship Center - 2158 Gottingen St.

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
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