The Region of Waterloo has opened an emergency shelter at 104 Stirling Avenue South, in the former Edith MacIntosh Child Care Centre. This site will house 60 individuals experiencing unsheltered homelessness.

The site provides emergency overnight shelter, from 7 p.m. to 9 a.m., seven days a week.

To learn more, please visit the Edith MacIntosh Emergency Shelter web page at

If you need to speak to someone about an incident, please contact the Region of Waterloo at 519-575-4400, ext 5008. If you would like to speak to The Working Centre about shelter operations, please call Jay Straus at 519-502-3354.