Emergency Shelter

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Our emergency shelters provide a temporary place to sleep if you do not have any other place to stay. Call or visit any of the shelters below.

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Brock Mission

Men - The Brock Mission offers emergency shelter, food, clothing and supports to single males who are over the age of 24.

Staff can be reached at 705-748-4766 extension 1. They are open 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

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Cameron House

Women - The Cameron House shelter offers emergency shelter, food, clothing and supports to women over the age of 18.

Staff can be reached at 705-748-4766 extension 2. They are open 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

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YES Shelter for Youth and Families

Youth and families - The YES Shelter for Youth and Families offers emergency shelter, food, clothing and supports to youth up to age 24 years and to families with children.

Staff can be reached at 705-748-3851. They are open 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

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The Overflow Shelter
Peterborough Social Services' overflow shelter bed program has moved to 175 Murray Street, in the Murray Street Baptist Church. The overflow shelter bed program is an option for when a person is not able to get a bed at one of the main shelters in Peterborough.
The overflow is open from 9:30 p.m. to 8:30 a.m. daily.
During these hours only, staff can be reached at 705-761-1875. If someone needs emergency housing outside of these hours, please contact the one of the main shelters.

After Hours

If you are unable to access the above shelters, we are available after 4:30 p.m. to 8:15 a.m. Call 705-926-0096 and we will help you over the phone.

For non-emergency issues, please contact Social Services during regular business hours, Monday to Friday, 8:15 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

CMHA Safe Beds crisis program 

The Safe Beds program through the Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA) provides a safe and supportive environment for people in crisis. The short-term stay is available to all genders 16 years of age or older.  You can call 4 County Crisis at 705-745-6484 or toll free at 1-866-995-9933 for more information.

Cold and Hot Weather Protocols

Cold Weather Protocol

If the temperature drops below -15 degrees Celsius with a wind-chill (according to Environment Canada) the One Roof Community Drop-In Centre will extend its hours. You can also visit public spaces such as malls or libraries to stay warm.

Hot Weather Protocol

If the temperature rises above 35 degrees Celsius with humidity (according to Environment Canada) the One Roof Community Drop-In Centre will extend its hours. You can also visit public spaces such as malls or libraries to stay cool.