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Shepherds of Good Hope - Emergency Men's Shelter

Record #: 70208857 |  Last Full Update: 28 Oct 2021

Description and Services
Description (Service) COVID-19 (26 Mar 2021): Shelter remains open until further notice. Evening drop-in no longer running. Client services no longer available as staff have been redirected to front-line assignments.

Emergency shelter with a capacity of 102 beds that provides basic needs such as:
  • meals
  • showers
  • laundry services
  • safe needle injection supplies
  • medication storage

Medical professionals, nurses, and mental health professionals serve and advocate for clients and act as a resource for the staff. Case Managers and Diversion Workers assist clients with transitioning out of the shelter environment.

Rapid Housing and Employment Program (RHEP) beds for clients who are working intensively with a case manager on accessing housing and employment, and transitioning rapidly out of the shelter system.

Clients can book in after 7 pm and can reconfirm their beds the following day if need be between 3:30 pm-6 pm. Clients waiting for a bed can relax in the shelter's lounge.
Hours Administration Mon-Sun 24 hours

Community Meals Mon-Sun 11:30 am-12:30 pmEvening Drop In Mon-Sun 5:30 pm-9 pm
Shelter Client Meals 7 am-8 am, 4 pm-5 pm
Eligibility Men 18 years and older in need, transgender and gender fluid individuals welcome

Meals: available for anyone living in the community in need of food

RHEP: shelter residents
Languages English, French
Application Call or drop in
Location & Accessibility
Service Area Ottawa

233 Murray St
Ottawa, ON K1N 5M9

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Physical Access Fully Accessible
Contact Information
Office 613-241-6494
Fax 613-789-0888
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