As part of our COVID-19 response for people experiencing homelessness, the City has activated more than 30 new programs in temporary locations including hotel programs to increase physical distancing in our existing shelter system. We have now resumed daily point-in-time reporting on the number of clients in our shelter system. This snapshot will be updated daily and represents occupancy on the day listed below.
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|Shelter Programs||Individuals||Rooms Occupied||Pre-COVID19 Capacity|
|Shelter Programs Total||2,141||?||4,337|
|Family Shelter Programs Total||1,385||444||766|
|Allied services||Individuals||Pre-COVID19 Capacity|
|Allied Services Total||267|
|Dixon Hall- 351 Lakeshore Blvd E. Respite||42||100|
|Fred Victor 1A Strachan Ave. Respite||45||100|
|Margaret’s 21 Park Rd. Respite||25||30|
|Margaret’s 323 Dundas St. E. Respite||16||35|
|St. Felix Centre – 25 Augusta Ave. Respite||19||50|
|St. Felix Centre 69 Fraser Respite||43||100|
|Warden Woods 705 Progress Ave Respite||25||49|
|Sistering 24-hour women’s drop-in||13||50|
|Fred Victor 24-hour women’s drop-in||39||70|
|24-hour temporary response sites||220|
|St. Felix – Esplanade||28|
|354 George Street||50|
|Scarboro Expansion Site||37|
|Seaton House Response Site||55|
|Hotels for physical distancing||1,946|
|All COVID-19 Programs||2,243|
Figures show average nightly occupancy by month in all City of Toronto permanent shelter programs. Statistics are from the Shelter Management Information System which was in use throughout the system by Jan 2011.