There are three emergency shelters that provide temporary accommodations for residents of Windsor and Essex County who are experiencing homelessness. People in need of emergency shelter must contact one of the shelters listed below who will assess for eligibility; provide information about their intake process; and offer supports to people while in shelter, including help finding permanent housing. Transportation may be provided for Essex County residents who are eligible for emergency shelter services.
Welcome Centre Shelter for Women and Families
263 Bridge Avenue, Windsor
Salvation Army (for single men)
355 Church Street, Windsor
Downtown Mission (for single men, single women and families)
875 Ouellette Avenue, Windsor
Phone: For general information call 311. For detailed inquiries call 519-255-5200 ext. 5294.