Emergency Housing Support, Shelters and Free Meals
For information on Shelters and Homelessness Programs in our community contact the City of Greater Sudbury's Coordinator of Shelters and Homelessness 705-674-4455 ext 3805
If you are homeless and require support, please contact the Homelessness Network:
Housing Support to connect you with services to return to permanent housing:
Viviane or Andre at 705-618-8810
Intake to register you with services provided by the Homelessness Network:
Carole at 705-280-7888 or Grace at 705-673-9576
Ontario Works Case Managers:
705-675-2411 and ask for An, Cindy or April
Offices at 199 Larch Street, 9th floor, Sudbury
Community Homelessness Prevention Initiative (CHPI)
The Community Homelessness Prevention Initiative (CHPI) offers financial assistance to help a person or family establish a residence in the community. This fund can also be used to help individuals or families at risk of homelessness due to:
- facing eviction,
- disconnection of utilities,
- unsafe or unaffordable accommodations.
Maximum amount of assistance within a 24 month period:
- $800 for a single person or couple with no children
- $1500 for a family with children
- CHPI is available to Ontario Works (OW) and Ontario Disability Support Program (ODSP) recipients and low income persons.
- Individuals and families with low income who are not on OW or ODSP can apply through the Centre de santé communautaire de Sudbury
Funds may be available for rental arrears, utility arrears, utility connection fees, or last month’s rent deposits for persons who are homeless or at risk of homelessness:
- Ontario Works and ODSP recipients contact the OW office: 705-675-2411
- Low income earners contact the Centre de Sante Communautaire du Grand Sudbury: 705- 618-8810
A number of emergency shelters located in the downtown core provide a safe place to stay as you search for a more permanent home. All are located within walking distance to the transit bus terminal and free meal kitchens.
Effective September 1, 2019 to October 31, 2019
- Foyer Notre Dame shelter will provide for youth ages 16 and 17 years only. (307 Cedar Street)
- Cedar Place will provide for women aged 18 and over, as well as for families with children (261 Cedar Street)
- CMHA temporary mens shelter will provide for men aged 18 and over ( opening September 4th) (146 Larch Street)
Effective November 1, 2019 ( expected date)
- Off The Street low barrier shelter will provide for all gender adults aged 18 and older (200 Larch Street)
- Cedar Place will provide for women aged 20 and over and families with children (261 Cedar Street)
- Foyer Notre Dame will continue to provide for youth and 16 and 17 (307 Cedar Street)
Please share this information with those who may need it. Thank for your patience during the transition of our shelter programs,
|Organization||Meals and Services||Days/Hours of Operation|
|The Elgin Street Mission
344 Elgin St.
||Open seven days a week
The Blue Soup Kitchen Café
||Closed on weekends
|St Andrew’s Place
Out of the Cold Dinners
111 Larch St.
Open from November to April
|Sudbury Action Centre for Youth (SACY)
95 Pine St.
Homelessness Network and Outreach Services
People needing help to obtain or keep housing can be assisted by the Housing First Case Managers from these agencies in our community that are part of the Homelessness Network.
|Corner Clinic/ Centre de Sante||344 Elgin St. (Samaritan
|(705) 673-3721||Intake and assessment
Housing First case
|John Howard Society||204 Pine St.
Sudbury, ON P3C 1X5
|(705) 673-9576||Intake and assessment
Housing First case
|Association des jeunes de la rue||307 Cedar St.
Sudbury, ON P3B 1M8
|(705) 675-6422||Street outreach|
|Elizabeth Fry Society||204 Elm St.
Sudbury, ON P3C 1V3
|(705) 673-1364||Housing First case
|110 Elm St.
Sudbury, ON P3C 1T3
|(705) 674-2128||Housing First case
Center for Youth
|105 Elm St.
Sudbury, ON P3C 1T3
|(705) 673-4396||Housing First case
Centre de Sante Communautaire
|19 Frood Rd.
Sudbury ON P3C 4Y9
|(705) 618-8810||Housing Support