The Guesthouse Shelter

Service: The Guesthouse Shelter and Community Hub

Description (Service) Covid-19
During this time the Shelter has moved to two local motels and is now offering more than double it's previous accomodations.  It is still providing community meals in a red cooler outside the Elizabeth Street location. Call for more information or assistance.
  • Providing meals for shelter residents as well as the community meals.
  • Some of the motel rooms are pet friendly. 
  • Rooms are available for all genders. 
  • Elizabeth location has a door bell, if person does not have phone or cannot make a call.
  • Sometimes they have a wait list, but finds shelter with in a week
  • Will have a warming centre open Last week of Febuary 2021- 3 at a time.
Provides short term overnight shelter including two meals daily. Breakfast at 6:30 am and Supper at 5:30 pm for all guests. Laundry and shower facilities available for overnight guests. * Assists persons and/or families in seeking permanent housing or retaining their housing through advice, assistance in planning, facilitation of connections with a wide range of local support services or supports in other communities, including provincial programs.

Brown Bag lunches daily available 12:30 to 1:30 daily while quantities last
Service Details
Hours Closed exceptBrown Bag lunches daily available 12:30 to 1:30 daily while quantities last
Areas Served Simcoe North - Tay, Tiny, Penetanguishene, Midland, Elmvale and outlying areas
Eligibility Individual who are at risk of homelessness or experiencing homelessness. Minimum age is for individual guests, no minimum age for guests as part of family.

Age Requirements: Ages: 16 year(s) and up;
Application Call ahead or just drop in
Languages English
Fees Donation - Request of $1 voluntary donation for dinner or for laundry detergent ; None
Address and Location
Located In Community Midland
Address & Map
522 Elizabeth St
Midland, ON
Canada L4R 1A2
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Intersection Beween King and First Street
Physical Access Not Accessible
Contact Information
Office Phone Shelter Line: 705-527-4111
Fax 705-528-0857
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Primary Contact Shelly Dutton, Volunteer and Meal Coordinator; Phone: Office Number 705-427-2415; Email:
Alternate Contact Montana Hollett, Front-line Supervisor; Phone: ext 2; Email:
Primary Executive Nathan Sykes, CEO; Phone: 705-527-4111 ext 4; Email:
Alternate Executive Katie Staneland, Shelter Operations Manager; Phone: ext 2; Email:
Mailing Address 522 Elizabeth St 
2nd floor 
Midland, ON 
Canada L4R 2A1

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