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Good Shepherd Ministries in 2016

Feeding the Hungry, Giving Drink to the Thirsty

Number of meals served:.................................................................................................................................451,214
Average number of meals served each day:........................................................................................................1,233

Clothing the Naked

Items of clothing distributed:.............................................................................................................................88,396

Sheltering the Homeless

Emergency Shelter
Occupancy (number of beds increased from 91 to 95 in 2016):......................................................................98.55%
Individuals using shelter beds:.............................................................................................................................1,534

Connecting People with the Support They Need
Referrals provided by Drop-in Worker at drop-in and meal:................................................................................3,010

Helping the Homeless Find and Keep Housing
Individuals housed through the Resettlement/Housing Program:..........................................................................204
Individuals receiving aftercare support through the Resettlement/Housing Program:...........................................122
Individuals housed through the DARE Program:......................................................................................................43
Individuals housed at St. Joseph's Residence (24-hour supportive care:.................................................................8
Individuals housed at Barrett House (24-hour supportive care):................................................................................6

Caring for the Sick

Medical Clinic
Nursing care provided:................................................................................................................................3786 visits
Specialized health services (foot, dental, vision, chiropractic, other):..........................................................932 visits
Urgent medical care (caring for individual before ambulance arrives):...........................................................4 events

Drug and Alcohol Recovery Enrichment (DARE) Program
Number of homeless individuals who entered program:........................................................................................365
Number of homeless individuals who succeeded in entering treatment:...............................................................127
Number of homeless individuals given post-treatment shelter and support:...........................................................43
Average number of graduates returning each month for ongoing support:.............................................................73
Reduction in the use of emergency rooms, before DARE admission compared to during DARE:.......................40%

On-site Partners in 2016

Addiction Assessment Psychotherapy Referral in the Community of Toronto (AAPRICOT)
Inner City Health Associates & Co-ordinated Access to Care for the Homeless (CATCH)
Saint Elizabeth Health Care
Toronto Art Therapy Institute (TATI)
Veterans' Affairs Canada
Good Shepherd Ministries in 2016

Feeding the Hungry, Giving Drink to the Thirsty

Number of meals served: 451,214
Average number of meals served each day: 1,233

Clothing the Naked

Items of clothing distributed: 88,396

Sheltering the Homeless

Emergency Shelter
Occupancy (number of beds increased from 91 to 95 in 2016): 98.55%
Individuals using shelter beds: 1,534

Connecting People with the Support They Need
Referrals provided by Drop-in Worker at drop-in and meal: 3,010

Helping the Homeless Find and Keep Housing
Individuals housed through the Resettlement/Housing Program: 204
Individuals receiving aftercare support through the Resettlement/Housing Program: 122
Individuals housed through the DARE Program: 43
Individuals housed at St. Joseph's Residence (24-hour supportive care): 8
Individuals housed at Barrett House (24-hour supportive care): 6

Caring for the Sick

Medical Clinic
Nursing care provided: 3786 visits
Specialized health services (foot, dental, vision, chiropractic, other): 932 visits
Urgent medical care (caring for individual before ambulance arrives): 4 events

Drug and Alcohol Recovery Enrichment (DARE) Program
Number of homeless individuals who entered program: 365
Number of homeless individuals who succeeded in entering treatment: 127
Number of homeless individuals given post-treatment shelter and support: 43
Average number of graduates returning each month for ongoing support: 73
Reduction in the use of emergency rooms, before DARE admission compared to during DARE: 40%

On-site Partners in 2016

Addiction Assessment Psychotherapy Referral in the Community of Toronto (AAPRICOT)
Inner City Health Associates & Co-ordinated Access to Care for the Homeless (CATCH)
Saint Elizabeth Health Care
Toronto Art Therapy Institute (TATI)
Veterans' Affairs Canada