Alliston Out of the Cold

Description
Description (Service) COVID-19 Masks mandatory. Alliston Out of the Cold is committed to the health and safety of participants as well as staff and volunteers. Specific expectations regarding cleaning and the use of PPE are implemented under the direction of the local public health authority. 
 
Provides safe, respectful and welcoming overnight accommodation, meals and outreach supports to those experiencing or at-risk of experiencing homelessness and/or food insecurity in New Tecumseth and the surrounding area. Facilitates connection to other services and resources in the community. 
 
3 programs offered: Emergency Overnight Shelter, Community Dinner and Outreach. All programming is primarily based out of a building located at 41 Paris. The space is a fragrance-reduced environment.  
 
Emergency Overnight Shelter: Capacity of 8 beds per night, operates on a first come first served basis for securing a bed for the night. No late entries. Guests in need of transportation should contact office to discuss possible arrangements. 
 
Community Dinner: dine-in or take-away available. Space limited to respect physical distancing. Meal is open to anyone in the community looking for a warm meal and some friendship.  
 
Outreach: Connecting individuals, couples and families to urgently needed supplies, services, and supports as well as provide emergency assistance to those at-risk of or experiencing homelessness and/or food insecurity (housed or otherwise). 
 
Accepts donations. Check website for current list and contact to discuss or arrange donations.
Service Details
Hours Shelter registration: Mon-Sun 7:30 pm-9:30 pm (doors close at 9:30 pm, no late entries unless prearranged and approved)  
 
Shelter: Mon-Sun 7:30 pm-8 am 
 
Community Meal: Mon-Sun 5:30 pm-7 pm 
 
Outreach: Mon, Tue, Fri 1 pm-9 pm
Dates Shelter: Nov-Apr 
Community Dinner: Nov-Apr 
Outreach: Year round
Areas Served New Tecumseth - and surrounding areas ; South Simcoe
Eligibility Ages: 16 year(s) and up 
 
Those needing a warm place to stay for the night, a meal or supports throughout the community (housed or otherwise). 
 
Substance use/abuse, mental health issues, etc. are not an impediment to stay. Guests must be able to manage their behaviours and self in order to be admitted.
Application Shelter: Register in person on location between 7:30 pm-9:30 pm 
 
Community Meal: Drop in 
 
Outreach: Call the outreach line
Languages English
Fees None
Address and Location
Located In Community Alliston
Address & Map
Alliston Christian Fellowship
41 Paris St
Alliston, ON
Canada L9R 1J3
 
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Intersection Paris St. and Wellington St.
Physical Access Not Accessible
Contact Information
Office Phone 705-435-7293 (messages received after 7 pm) * Outreach: 705-890-8173
E-Mail info@allistonoutofthecold.com
Website www.allistonoutofthecold.com
Social Media Facebook Facebook: m.facebook.com/Alliston-Out-Of-The-Cold-280371882424395/
Instagram Instagram: www.instagram.com/allistonoutofthecold/?hl=en
Primary Contact Jenifer Pergentile, Executive Director; Phone: (Business) 705-435-7293; Email: jenifer@allistonoutofthecold.com
Alternate Contact Lisa Nicol, Board Chair; Phone: (Business) 705-435-5010; Email: lisa.nicol@sympatico.ca
Volunteer Coordinator Katie Begley, Volunteer Coordinator; Email: volunteer.coordinator@allistonoutofthecold.com
Mailing Address PO Box 662 
Alliston, ON L9R 1V8