Seasonal Housing

Mosaic Interfaith Out Of The Cold

Blue Door’s Mosaic Interfaith Out of the Cold provides seasonal emergency housing seven days a week from October to June for youth, adults, and seniors experiencing homelessness in York Region.


Nights of Safety in 2022


Individuals Permanently Housed in 2022


Faith-based communities provide their spaces for the program to be run out of.

Our Seasonal Emergency Housing Programs

Mosaic Interfaith Out of the Cold provides overnight emergency housing in York Region 7 nights a week during the coldest months of the year (October to June) at our 5 host community sites. For 7 nights each week, 26 adults, seniors, and youth are served a sit-down meal, provided with clean clothes, medical care, entertainment overnight accommodation, and housing support.

Comprehensive housing and wraparound supports are provided on-site to support individuals, assisting with case management, housing search, housing retention, advocacy with landlords and basic needs as well as support with applications, legal assistance, and employment supports.

Mosaic Interfaith Out of the Cold – Richmond Hill and Markham

St. Mary’s Anglican Church

Richmond Hill

10030 Yonge St.


5:00 pm – 7:30 am

Ebenezer United



5000 Steeles Ave East

Tuesday to Thursday, Saturday

5:00 pm – 7:30 am

Wideman Mennonite Church


10530 Highway 48


5:00 pm – 7:30 am

Holy Trinity Anglican Church


140 Brooke St.


5:00 pm – 7:30 am

Mosaic Interfaith Out of the Cold – East Gwillimbury

Victory Baptist Church

East Gwillimbury

18408 Yonge Street

Monday to Sunday

11:00 pm – 7:00 am

Learn More About Our Seasonal Housing Program

Blue Doors Mosaic Interfaith Out of the Cold location and schedule can be found in the download link above.

Please note, the schedule is subject to change.

Mosaic Interfaith Out of the Cold partners with faith communities in Richmond Hill and Markham, who generously open their doors to support people experiencing homelessness. In 2023, the seasonal housing program operated out of five locations:

  • Holy Trinity Anglican Church
  • Ebenezer United Church
  • St. Mary’s Anglican Church
  • Richmond Hill United Church
  • Richmond Hill Presbyterian Church

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