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March 17th, 2021

Still Here TO Poster

If you need somebody to talk to or are thinking about leaving, we can help you. We know how scary it is to be in your position but there is hope. You can do this all confidentially and anonymously. We are here to listen, and support you.

October 28th, 2020

See the impact of your support in our latest Gratitude Report. 

At a time when everything in our community continues to feel uncertain, we at the Red Door find strength and inspiration from each of you. Your belief in our mission and the work we do every day to open doors to new beginnings for families ensures no one is left behind. Together we are building a community of caring partners

July 29th, 2020

Updated September 3rd

It has come to our recent attention that an individual has been fraudulently canvassing the North York, and Dundas West/Runnymede neighbourhoods door-to-door selling chocolate bars claiming to represent Red Door. We want to clarify that this individual does not represent Red Door and is unfortunately misleading the community. If you encounter an individual claiming to be fundraising for Red Door, please email

June 9th, 2020

To all Red Door Supporters,

Thank you for standing up with us and condemning anti-Black and anti-Indigenous racism. Your ongoing support of the critical services provided by Red Door Family Shelter allows us to provide inclusive and crucial services to the many homeless families who are personally impacted by the visible and invisible violence of racism.  

June 4th, 2020

Updated June 4th, 2020

Ontario has extended the provincial Declaration of Emergency until June 30th in response to the ongoing COVID-19 outbreak. The Red Door Family Shelter remains committed to the health, safety and wellbeing of our clients, staff and community as we go through this challenging time together.

We continue to provide emergency shelter for homeless families and for women and children escaping domestic abuse. We are also serving outreach clients, who are former residents building new lives in their own homes.

June 3rd, 2020

Although the COVID-19 pandemic affects us all, many of you have reached out asking how you can help our families. We are deeply appreciative of your thoughtfulness and welcome your support.

There are 3 ways you can have an immediate impact: 

May 21st, 2020

a happy family in front of a glass building

By Kathryn Hill