Help homeless Montrealers wake up in a real home
Donate to the Old Brewery Mission, and help homeless Montrealers find permanent housing and stay safe during the pandemic – and thereafter.Donate now
YOU CAN HELPYour donation will allow us to continue our mission of providing permanent, affordable housing solutions to homeless Montrealers like Jean-Maurice, pictured here in his very own home.
Did you know?
96% of previously homeless people who took part in our housing programs are now living in their own apartment. You can help more people experiencing homelessness reintegrate into the community. Donate now
COVID-19 AND WINTER OPERATIONS: OUR WORK ON THE FRONTLINE
24/7 EMERGENCY RESPONSE
Our frontline staff work side-by-side with public health authorities and other organizations to provide life-changing services to over 3,000 homeless Montrealers: safe accommodations, psychosocial support and assistance to find permanent, affordable housing are all part of our emergency response.Support Our 24/7 Emergency Response
AND WARMING CENTRES
In partnership with the City of Montreal, including the STM and SPVM, our shuttle service provides safe rides to warming centres and shelters across the city to make sure no one has to stay out in the cold during the winter months.Support Our Shuttle Service and Warming Centres
ADAPTED MEAL SERVICES
Our kitchen is busy serving 1,000 meals a day, including take-out and vegetarian options, to homeless Montrealers like Frank, pictured here eating at our cafeteria adapted to COVID-19 restrictions.Support Our Adapted Meal Services
Our intervention counsellors venture outside our walls on a daily basis, getting to know people who live on the street—often on the margins of society—to connect them to life-saving services.Support Our Community Outreach Initiatives
Our innovative health programs include regular medical check-ups and treatment for serious mental illness for homeless men and women, all within our walls and in partnership with the public health sector.Support Our Health & Psychosocial Services
Our counsellors continue to make at-home visits to people who, like Stephanie pictured here, were previously homeless and need extra support to rebuild their lives and reintegrate the community.Support our Housing Services
To support our work on the frontline and transform the lives of homeless men and women.
By helping Montreal’s most vulnerable people access affordable housing, we can end homelessness and keep everyone safe. Please, give generously.
514 788-1884, ext. 255
PO Box 278, Station Place D’Armes
Montreal (Quebec) H2Y 3G7*
Telephone donation from Monday to Friday, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.**
*Please make your cheque payable to the Old Brewery Mission Foundation
**The administrative offices operate under a special schedule during the holidays.
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About the Old Brewery Mission
Founded in 1889, the Old Brewery Mission had transformed from a soup kitchen to a shelter by the end of the 19th century. Today, the Mission is a diverse network of facilities, programs and services at the forefront of the quest to end chronic homelessness in Montreal. It remains dedicated to providing life-saving services to all those who knock at its door.