COVID-19 Drop-In Centres

Cell Phone Charging Locations
These locations are available for cellphone charging depending on availability.  Please let staff know that you would like to charge before plugging in.
•Christian Faith Outreach Centre – Doors of Compassion (Ajax)
•The Refuge
•Gate 3:16 (please speak to manager first)
•Backdoor Mission (Mission United)

Drop-in Centres

June 29th, 2020

Gate 3:16
64 Albany St, Oshawa
We now are in our regular hours during the week:
Monday to Thursday
8am to 2pm
Friday 8am to 1pm
Saturdays; Every Second and Fourth Saturday of each month we serve lunch at approximately 11 / 11:30 am and we are usually finished by the latest 2pm. This is hosted by a local church located in Whitby and on our premises.

Sundays Every Sunday at 3pm, a Pastor comes from a local church to our premises. He conducts a quick church service and then serves a BBQ / meal.

Free laundry services.
Showers and washrooms available during opening hours.
Clothing is also distributed on Tuesdays only.

Once we are into full stream, podiatrist service and medical services available on specific days. Days to be determined once COVID19 precautions are over and past.
The Back Door Mission
66 Simcoe St S, Oshawa

⁕ NOTE: Monday May 18th- Washrooms will be available from 9 am to 7 pm as usual. Lunch will be available from 10 am to 1 pm. Food pantry will be open. All other Mission United services will be closed, opening again on Tuesday, May 19th

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
• Take-out 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 Supplies)
•Registration for the IOTC program at Camp Samac from 9 am to 7 pm daily. Transportation is provided.
First Light Foundation of Hope
253 Simcoe St S, Oshawa
For now, overnight services are now offered at the IOTC Program at Camp Samac.
Access this program by registering at the Backdoor Mission at 66 Simcoe St. South Oshawa.

First Light Outreach Center on Simcoe remains is open now for:
Monday to Friday 6 am to 8 am: “Breakfast to Go”
Monday to Friday 6 pm to 8 pm: “ Supper to Go”
The Refuge
300 Court St, Oshawa
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.

The number of individuals receiving food in the centre will be limited to 5 individuals at a time.
Bathroom will remain open between 9:00am-2pm.
Shower will be available (only one shower stall available) while we are open.

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.
The Living Room Community Art Studio CLOSED
Online events: If you want to participate, we invite you to subscribe to our pages on YouTube (The LivingRoom Community Art Studio) and Twitter (@LvngRmArt) & keep an eye out for announcements here. Colouring Book Links: 
New Life Neighborhood Centre FoodbankRE-OPEN PLAN
New Life Neighbourhood Centre will re-open Thursday May 7th from 1:00 to
to existing clients by appointment only.

Clients will need to call 905-404-2004 to pre-register for an appointment and assigned pickup time slot.