COVID-19 Community Unsheltered Supports

Washroom and Shower Access


May 15th, 2020

LocationCurrent Status
The Back Door Mission
66 Simcoe St S, Oshawa

Mission United
MISSION UNITED is open at the Backdoor Mission. The Backdoor Mission is open daily from 9:00 am to 7:00 pm.

Washrooms will be open all day until 7:00 pm.

Other programming (below)
will run from
10 am – 3 pm
Monday to Friday.

All visitors will be screened for COVID-19 testing and linked with assessments and isolation locations if necessary. Visitors will have access to several stations:

•Hot Lunch Program (10 am – 1pm), and food Basket
•Crisis Support and Safe Sleep
•Health Clinic for primary care and psychiatric support
•Withdrawal Management & Harm Reduction
•Housing Navigation & Supplies (Housing, Find a Bed, Outdoor
Gate 3:16
64 Albany St, Oshawa
Effective Immediately:
Monday to Friday Breakfasts and Lunches 8am to 2 pm.

Shower and washrooms are also available.

Please note that dinners are no longer being served
The Refuge
300 Court St, Oshawa
Bathroom will remain open between 9:00am-2pm.
Shower will be available (only one shower stall available) while we are open.

We will be OPEN for lunch and dinner on Saturdays and Sundays, and continue to offer Breakfast and lunch take-out style, regardless of age
Schedule (Effective May 4th)
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
Breakfast 9-2pm
(Please note lunch will not be available on Tuesdays and
Wednesdays. Patrons are invited to lunch at Gate 3:16 on these days)
Shower 9-2pm
•Washroom 9-3:30pm

Saturday and Sunday
Lunch 12-2 (staying open for coffee between lunch and dinner)
Dinner 4-6pm
•Shower 12-6pm
•Washroom 12-6pm

All daytime and evening programs are currently not operating.


April 22nd, 2020

LocationCurrent Status

Iroquois Park Sport Centre and McKinney Centre
Parking Lot

500 Victoria St W, Whitby
Whitby has now put out porta-potties in the parking lot of Iroquois Park Sport Centre and McKinney Centre for unsheltered access.

They would like to direct anyone needing to shower to one of the other sites as they are primarily focused on transportation workers (truck drivers) as per their press release this week.


May 14th, 2020

LocationCurrent Status
Ajax Community Centre Hygiene Hub
75 Centennial Road, Ajax
Operating hours are Monday – Friday from 9-5.

There are 24 hour portapotty units in the parking lot of the Ajax Community Centre.

Ajax Community Center, VHA Home Health Care is coordinating ARI screening and direction to Public Health for COVID positive

We are also offering box lunches, snacks, and beverages on-site as
well as, shower and bathroom facilities “Ajax Hygiene Hub”.

Additionally there are VHA staff on-site for connections to referrals, community resources and informal counselling.

We are also accepting donations at the main entrance of the Center to support the Ajax Community Center and Dunbarton High school hygiene Hubs. The Public can contact Ajax Community Center for more information 905-427-8811
Christian Faith Outreach Centre- Doors of Compassion
158 Harwood Ave S, Ajax
CFOC-DOC is open:
5pm – 7pm
12:00pm – 4pm
for light refreshments, warm-up, phone charging and washrooms.


May 22nd, 2020

LocationCurrent Status
Pickering Hygiene Outreach Program
Dunbarton Indoor Pool is located at 655 Sheppard Avenue,
Will be closing due to lack of use. Please refer people to the Ajax Hygiene Hub or Mission United effective immediately.