2. COVID-19 Resources
The 519 (519 Church Street, Toronto) is serving meals to-go throughout the Easter long weekend:
Friday 1pm & 4pm, Saturday 12:30pm, Sunday 12:30pm, Monday 1pm & 4pm
The Corner Drop-in (260 Augusta Ave., Toronto) is closed Friday and Monday but open our usual hours 8-11:30am on Sunday. Our OPS is also open Sunday 8am-2pm, but closed on Friday and Monday.
Church of the Holy Trinity (19 Trinity Square) will be serving take-out from 11 am to 1 pm Good Friday, Easter Sunday and that Monday.
St. Stephen-in-the-fields (103 Bellevue Ave., 416-921-6350), Toronto will also be continuing all meal and drop in services through the long weekend.
St. Felix (25 Augusta Ave – rear door) will be open for the long weekend with to go meals during meal service & bagged sandwiches 24/7. Fri, Sat, Sun, Mon Breakfast 7:00 – 8:00 Lunch – 11:30 – 1:00 Dinner 5:00-6:30
PARC (1499 Queen St W.) is open Good Friday 12:30-4:30 and Easter Monday 9-1. During both times will be providing meals at the door, and homeless folks can coming into the drop-in space for services.
Syme Woolner neighbourhood Family Centre (2468 Eglinton Ave W).
We are providing only takeaway breakfast and lunch 7 days/week (Due attention is paid to social distancing). Each day 50-60 takeaway meals are handed out
Our Place (1183 Davenport Road Lower Level – Entrance on, Delaware) is giving hot take-away meals on Friday, 2-5pm. We will be closed Sat/Sun/Mon and back to giving takeaway meals 2-5, Tuesday-Friday
The Stop (1884 Davenport Road, Toronto) is closed for Good Friday. Mon, Tues, Thurs and Fri – Take away Breakfast from 9am – 10am Take away Lunch from 12pm – 1pm. Foodbank Monday and Thursday from 12pm – 3pm Advocacy Office Phone Line – Monday to Friday from 10am – 2pm (416) 652-7867 ex. 243
Evergreen Centre for Street Youth 365 Spadina Ave, Toronto, ON M5T 2G3; Phone: 416-929-9614 Ext 2200 closed Friday & Monday
Fred Victor CRC 40 Oaks will be closed Friday and Monday.
St. John the Compassionate Mission: Broadview Drop-in
St John’s 155 Broadview Ave will be open regular hours Friday 5:00 am to 4:00 pm. Saturday 5:00 to 2:00 pm. Closed Friday & Saturday April 17-18, 2020 for Deep Cleaning
Warden Woods drop in is closed both Friday and Monday
Toronto Drop-In Network (TDIN)
Find Shelters drop-ins, food For City Services – Check the city of Toronto website
City of Toronto website – up to date shelter information. More beds for homeless individuals will be available in hotels and other locations.
This map shows downtown resources like food banks, washrooms, drop-ins and COVID-19 assessment centres:
Find Financial Supports
Fnancial needs (Income Security Advocacy Centre) – excellent information about financial support for people on low income and ODSP. They explain what has changed and what is missing from supports under the Federal and Provincial Goverment.
- resources for folks with disabilities.
- Plus a warm phone line. Peer Support Program / Parenting with a Disability Network (416) 599-2458 Extension 291 or Email firstname.lastname@example.org
The 519 – Resource lists
- This is a good time to check in with someone!
Self-Management And Recovery Training (SMART) is a global community of mutual-support groups. At meetings, participants help one another resolve problems with any addiction
Seek Challenges and Hope
- Caremongering TO – helping other members of their community with with money, ideas for immediate needs. Facebook group.
Perhaps a Challenge and Hope…Those disability Advocates!