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The Resource Centre is Moving

As of April 1, 2019, the Resource Centre that is currently available through the Community Mental Health Programs (CMHP) ground-floor entrance will be moving back to its former location in the Men’s Mission part of the building. The hours of operation will remain the same: Monday to Friday, 8:30am-11:30am and 12:30pm-3:30pm. The program will be

Restore HOPE this Easter

“Rock bottom is different for everyone,” Mel shared after alcoholism made him well known to the police and prevented him from visiting his dying mother. Mel, now sober, graduated from Quintin Warner House (our live-in addiction treatment branch) and returns there to provide support for other men facing similar addictions. Hungry neighbours experiencing homelessness come

Men’s Mission Announces Additional 10 Temporary Overflow Beds

As of January 2, 2019, there will be an additional 10 temporary overflow beds at Men’s Mission for 16 weeks to meet higher demand for shelter over the winter months. These 10 temporary overflow beds are in addition to the regular 111 emergency shelter beds available year round. There are also 10 overflow beds that

URGENT! Freezing Temperatures Tonight

People experiencing homelessness could die on the streets tonight – please help now. Extremely cold weather is here and the temperature on our streets is dangerous. This weather could be fatal for our neighbours experiencing homelessness – many are at risk of freezing to death. They urgently need help now. Your gift today, will provide

A Christmas Meal and Hope – just $3.11

For just $3.11 (the cost of one meal), or multiples thereof, you can provide a meal for someone during this season of giving. This holiday season, hundreds of the most vulnerable people in the London area are experiencing hunger and homelessness. They’re crying out for warmth and compassion. Mission Services of London has pledged to

Community Mental Health Programs – System Navigators and Translators

Community Mental Health Programs (CMHP) is a branch of Mission Services of London that offers various support services to assist those who are experiencing homelessness, as well as those who are experiencing mental health and addiction issues. Streetscape, a program offered through CMHP provides crisis service and support for those experiencing mental illness and addiction.

UPDATE: Thank you! Rotholme Urgent Appeal met with much generosity

All of us at Mission Services of London want to say a huge thank you to the community. We are touched and humbled by the response that we have received after releasing our urgent appeal for Rotholme Family Shelter on Monday, September 24th. We are pleased to share that, since last Monday when we first

Mission Store presented with “Angel Award” from ATN Access Inc.

On Tuesday, September 18th, 2018 Mission Store was presented with the “Angel Award” at ATN Access Inc.’s Annual General Meeting & Client Awards Ceremony. The award is given to exceptional employers that have a partnership with ATN Access Inc. ATN Access Inc. supports and empowers individuals who have all types of barriers and disabilities. ATN

URGENT: The Need is Overflowing at Rotholme Family Shelter

Our 20-room Rotholme Women’s and Family Shelter—London’s only emergency family shelter of its kind (not a violence against women shelter)—has reached full capacity. We’ve experienced a high of 19 additional families in need of a safe place to stay. We must raise at least $10,000 now to provide at least a week of motel stays and meals