Out in the Cold: The Crisis in Toronto's Shelter System

During the week of January 18, 2016, Ontario Coalition Against Poverty (OCAP) mem- bers and supporters visited 8 of the interfaith Out of the Cold facilities and 2 Warming Centres. Conditions were observed and a total of 105 service users were surveyed. As we had much expected, what we found were dedicated people struggling to meet the needs of the homeless with facilities and resources that were simply inadequate under the circumstances.

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Toronto, ON, Canada