Shelter Movers

Site: Greater Toronto

Record #: MET6928
Last Modified: 13 Feb 2024
Last Full Update: 02 Dec 2019

Contact Information

Toll Free Phone 1-855-203-6252
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Site Information

Located In Community Toronto
Address & Map
Toronto, ON
Mailing Address Toronto, ON 
Physical Access Not Applicable

Agency and Service Names

Legal Name The Shelter Movers of Toronto;

Description and Service Details

Description (Service) COVID19 Urgent exits and resettlement moves only

Urgent Exit Moves
Volunteers and security or police personnel transport the client and their children from the abusive household to a confidentially-located shelter that has agreed to receive them

Resettlement Moves
Volunteers transport client and their children and their stored belongings, typically from the shelter, to the new home


National nonprofit agency providing free moving and storage costs to individuals experiencing abuse, and their children
  • available in York Region through York Region Centre for Community Safety (YRCCS), see separate listing
  • also chapters in Ottawa, Nova Scotia and Vancouver
Hours Intake team on-call Mon-Sun 24 hours, including holidays
Areas Served Durham Region ; Halton Region ; Peel Region ; Toronto ; York County
Eligibility Open to all who are experiencing domestic abuse, including women, men and young adults

Residency Requirements: Greater Toronto Area
Application Call intake or email to make a referral or move request -- provide name, contact information and description of current situation * referral and move arrangements through emergency shelter, homeless shelter or other community agency recommended as client must have safe drop-off location * visit website for intake information * no self referrals
Languages English
Fees None

Categories and Classification

Youth Main Categories Abuse / Assault
Youth Sub-Categories Shelter for Abused Women ; Victims Support Programs
Service Categories Moving Services ~ Domestic Violence Issues

Agency Overview

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