Community Support for Homelessness and vulnerable individuals
The Town of Newmarket works with other level of government such as
York Region to provide support for those in our community who are homeless or vulnerable. View below for information on available resources to assist you.
The Ray Twinney Recreation Complex (100 Eagle Street West) main lobby is currently not open as a warming facility. Those who require assistance can reach out to York Region’s Transitional Shelter by calling 1-877-464-9675 or emailing email@example.com.
New! Daily drop-in program for those experiencing or at risk of homelessness
York Region is offering a new drop-in program in partnership with Inn From the Cold, Krasman Centre and Town of Newmarket. The program provides vital services and supports to people experiencing or at risk of homelessness within a safe and warm environment. Learn more about what is being offered at this drop-in program. Those looking for additional assistance can contact Inn from the Cold at 905-895-8889 or York Region’s Outreach Team at 1-866-553-4053.
Tips on Staying Warm
- Limit your exposure to extreme cold weather
- If it's too cold outside, consider staying indoors
- Make sure your head, face, ears, neck, hands and feet are well protected
- Avoid alcoholic beverages as they cause your body to lose heat more rapidly
Emergency and Transitional Housing
There are seasonal emergency housing and shelters and other emergency housing facilities across York Region for people experiencing homelessness. In Newmarket, those seeking shelter can contact or visit one of the following:
For more information, please call the Town at 905-895-5193 or York Region Health Connection at 1-800-361-5653. For the death of hard of hearing, contact York Region at 1-877-464-9675 or 1-866-512-6228.
During extreme hot weather, visit one of the following Town of Newmarket facilities below during its hours of operation to stay cool. Click the link of the facility to view hours of operation.
Tips on Staying Cool