Good Shepherd Ministries
Name of Organization
Type of Organization
Delivery Method
In person
Organization Mission

Good Shepherd Ministries is present to the homeless and most neglected members of our community. We offer a broad range of compassionate programs and services to enhance quality of life while inspiring hope and promoting human dignity.

Contact Information
412 Queen Street East, Toronto, Ontario (ON) M5A 1T3
Organization phone number
Contact Name
Marla Newman
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Organization website URL
Contact email address
Geographic zones of services
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Toronto and the Greater Toronto Area
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Canada, Ontario (ON), Toronto Region, Toronto
Choose province in which you serve cities
Ontario (ON)
Choose Ontario regions
Toronto Region
Toronto Region cities
Brampton, Burlington, Etobicoke, Hamilton, Markham, Milton, Mississauga, North York, Oakville, Richmond Hill, Scarborough, Toronto, Vaughan, Other
Are you offering specific services to these groups? (You can choose multiple)
Basic Needs, Income Support and Employment
Basic Needs Categories
Food, Housing/Shelter
Income Support and Employment Categories
Employment Sub-categories Services
Employment Preparation/Counselling
Food Sub-categories Services
Emergency Food, Meals
Housing/Shelter Sub-categories Services
Crisis/Emergency Shelter, Homeless Shelter, Housing Search and Information, Housing Application Support
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1) Case Management:
– assisting veterans in securing housing
– 1 on 1 case management with our Veterans Transition Worker
– connecting clients to local supports in the community
– Aftercare supports after the client is housed
– Assistance with addiction through our D.A.R.E. (Drug and Alcohol Recovery Enrichment) program if required. The DARE program is an abstinence based residential program for clients with addictions who need a supportive safe place to live until they begin treatment. DARE clients receive pre and post treatment services in addition to shelter, meals and clothing.

2) Employment & Training
– Informing veterans of the Helmets to Hardhats program that Good Shepherd Ministries is working in partnership with. This program focuses on helping veterans who are transitioning from military to civilian life, find well paying careers in the building and construction industry.
– 1 on 1 meetings with the Veterans Training & Employment Worker in assisting them with resumes, cover letters, H2H application and interview techniques.

3) Food
– While staying at the shelter the client is provided food.

4) Short Term Lodgings
– While staying at the shelter the client is provided a bed in a dormitory setting. Facilities include restrooms and showers.

5) Clothing
– clients are able to receive clothing if they require it.

Food Services Methodologies
Food Distribution Lines , Homeless Meals
Housing/Shelter Services Methodologies
Medical Respite Facilities/Beds for Homeless People, Housing Search Assistance
Employment methodologies
Employment skills training
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Once a client comes to the shelter staff will conduct an intake interview and ask if they have served in the military/ or are a veteran. If the client informs staff they are the client is connected to the Veterans Transition Worker. Veterans who are identified by other shelters or organization can have the client referred to the shelter and are then put in contact with the Veterans Transition Worker.

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Ottawa, Hamilton, Toronto


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