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Emergency Shelters

Emergency shelters play a vital role in the continuum of services available to homeless individuals and families.  Residing in an emergency shelter is intended to provide immediate and overnight accommodation and basic needs for individuals and families who have no permanent address.

Mission Services of London

Men's Mission - Phone: 519-672-8500

Rotholme Women & Family Shelter - Phone: 519-673-4114

The Salvation Army Centre of Hope

Phone: 519-661-0343 - Shelter for Men, Women and Youth

Unity Project for Relief of Homelessness

Phone: 519-433-8700 - Shelter for Men and Women


Shelters - Violence Against Women


Phone: 519-642-3000 or 1-800-265-1576 (24-hour support)

Business Phone: 519-642-3003

Zhaawanong Shelter

Phone: 519-432-2270


London's Emergency Shelters Progress Report: 2011 - 2017

London's Emergency Shelters Progress Report: 2011 - 2017 examines the use of London's emergency shelters between 2011 - 2017.  The analysis of billing data over this seven-year period provided an opportunity to consider trends in emergency shelter use in London. The results help inform the development of solutions to address, reduce and prevent homelessness in London. The complete report can be found to the right of the screen.


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