Unity Project for Relief of Homelessness in London

Site: Emergency Shelter

Contact Information
Office Phone 519-433-8700
Crisis Phone 519-433-8700 ext 0 (24 hour Frontline Support)
Fax 519-433-7742
E-Mail info@unityproject.ca
Website www.unityproject.ca
Primary Contact Anita Schipper, Communications and Development Officer; Phone: 519-433-8700 ext 2; Email: aschipper@unityproject.ca
Description and Service Details
Description (Service) Emergency shelter and transitional housing environment * secular and home-like
  • 17 crash beds for nightly stays (sign in 7 pm, first come first serve)
  • 20 shelter residence beds for up to 30 days
  • 10 transitional housing spaces for longer term stays up to a year (paying rent)
  • Frontline Support Workers provide housing assessment and supports for people staying longer than 14 days
  • Housing Stability Workers provide in-home supports for episodic and chronically homeless individuals
  • life skills programming - shelter residents take personal accountability for cooking, cleaning, and day-to-day maintenance
  • grief counselling
  • food and clothing
  • drop-in services focused on immediate crisis intervention and housing supports
Hours Daily 24 hour emergency admission
Crisis support and housing support as needed
Areas Served London
Boundaries London
Eligibility Ages: 18 year(s) and up 
 
Men and women experiencing homelessness, 18 years and older
Application Drop in * no referral required
Languages English
Fees Free
Agency Information
Established 2002
Primary Executive Chuck Lazenby, Executive Director; Email: clazenby@unityproject.ca
Alternate Executive Silvia Langer, Development Director; Email: slanger@unityproject.ca
Funding Private; Donations ; Municipal - City of London ; United Way London and Middlesex
Site Information
Site Location London (East)
Located In Community London
Address & Map
717 Dundas St E
London, ON N5W 2Z5
Intersection Lyle St and Dundas St E
Physical Access Fully Accessible

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