New emergency shelter beds for women

The Elizabeth Fry Society opened a new low barrier emergency shelter program for women, named Safe Harbour House, on January 24, 2022. The shelter, located at 288 Kingsmount Blvd., will provide up to nine beds and will operate seven days per week, from 9 p.m. to 8 a.m. This will add an additional nine beds to the system, bringing the total number of emergency shelter beds currently available to 75. Safe Harbour House is intended to remain open until June 30, 2022.