Cooling/warming centres are available during Extreme Weather Alerts issued by the Middlesex-London Health Unit.
The public is welcome to cool down or warm up in any London Public Library location during their regular hours of operation. For the hours and locations of library branches that are open, please visit London Public Library or call 519-661-4600.
London CAReS Outreach will assist individuals within the core area of London in going to a cooling/warming centre and/or emergency shelter when alternate options are not available. Call: 519-667-CARE (2273).
Services for the homeless
Services and Drop-In Centres that are available as cooling/warming centres:
The Salvation Army Centre of Hope Phone: 519-661-0343
281 Wellington St, N6B 2L4
Open 24 hours
London InterCommunity Health Centre
659 Dundas St, N5W 2Z1 Phone: 519-660-0875
1355 Huron St, N5V 1R9 Phone: 519-659-6399
Open: Health Centre Hours: Monday – Wednesday 9:00 am – 9:00 pm; Thursday 10:30 am – 9:00 pm; Friday 9:00 am – 5:00 pm.
Mission Services – The Resource Centre
457 York St (entrance at back of building) N6B 1R3 phone: 519-672-8500
Open Monday – Friday 8:30 am - 11:30 am and 12:30 - 3:00 pm
My Sisters’ Place
566 Dundas St, N6B 1W8 Phone:519-679-9570
Open Monday – Friday 9:30 am – 8:00 pm
Open Saturday, Sunday and Statutory Holidays 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
371 Hamilton Rd., N5Z 1R7 Phone: 519-204-4719
Open Monday - Friday 9:00 am -11:00 am; 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Open Saturday and Sunday 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Youth Opportunities Unlimited – Youth Action Centre (16 – 24 years of age)
332 Richmond St (corner of Richmond & York), N6A 3C3 Phone: 226-777-0116
Monday – Friday 8 a.m. – 9 p.m.
Meal Drop In: Monday – Friday 8 a.m. – 10 a.m. and 3 p.m. – 6 p.m.
Drop-in hours are extended during all extreme weather alerts – 8 a.m. – 9 p.m.
Youth can access the centre any time from 8 a.m. – 9 p.m. as a drop-in/warming centre regardless of programming schedules.
Ark Aid Street Mission
696 Dundas St E, N5W 2Z4 Phone: 519-661-0280
Open 1:30 – 3:30 p.m.
Open for dinner: Monday – Saturday at 6:45 pm
Emergency shelters are available to provide emergency shelter and assistance to those in distress:
- Men's Mission and Rehabilitation Centre - 459 York St., Phone: 519-672-8500
- Rotholme Women’s & Family Shelter - 42 Stanley St., Phone: 51-673-4114
- The Salvation Army Centre of Hope - 281 Wellington St., Phone: 519-661-0343
- Unity Project for Relief of Homelessness - 717 Dundas St., Phone: 519-433-8700
457 York St (use west door), N6B 1R3 Phone; 519-439-0239
Open daily 9 pm– 7:30 am
For complete information, please contact the Middlesex-London Health Unit or call 519-663-5317.