Housing-Focused Shelter Program

Mustard Seed - Edmonton, The

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Description
Offers a dry, housing-focused shelter program.

Service offers:

  • dry, housing-focused shelter programs at Strathcona Shelter and Central Shelter

Strathcona Shelter includes:

  • 45 beds
  • drop-in showers and laundry available daily
  • drop-in Housing Navigator services

Central Shelter includes:

  • First Floor - 60 beds (30 designated to Radius Health's Respite to Recovery program)
  • Second Floor - 32 beds for both men and women
  • Third Floor - 32 bed Women's Shelter
Eligibility
Yes, Service targeted to:
  • men and women
  • 18 years and older
Application Process
Service Access: Registration Required, To access service:
  • drop in or call for capacity or intake information
Additional intake details include:
  • does not take referrals and individuals must be there in person to sign up for a bed
  • community members can choose to come into the shelter after the intake is complete
  • bed sign-up will be available to those who have slept at the shelter the night before; if a community member stayed the night before and signs up between 6:30 AM and 10:00 AM for the next night, shelter will hold their mat until 7:00 PM; if they do not arrive by 7:00 PM, the mat is open to community
  • no intakes after 11:00 PM
No showers or laundry available at Strathcona Baptist Church location. Does not offer drop-in-only services.
Referral Process: No


Waiting Period: Yes,

Wait times to get into the program depend on available mat spaces. Does not have a waitlist.


Telephone
780-919-1735
Web Site
https://theseed.ca
Languages
English
Fees
Fee: No


Fee Reduction: No


Membership Fee: No


Accessibility
Wheelchair access: Yes -
Other disabled access: No -
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Agency Information
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Last Verified On
July 2, 2024
Address
9526 106 Avenue
Edmonton, AB, T5H 0N2
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Hours of Operation

Intakes can be completed at any time in the day from 10:00 AM until 11:00 PM but will depend on bed availability.
Hours details inlcude:

  • 6:30 AM to 10:00 AM - individuals who slept at the shelter the night before can sign up and reserve a bed for the night, but have to be back at the shelter by 7:00 PM; if an individual leaves before 6:30 AM for work for example, they can sign up before they leave but if they just leave in the middle of the night, they will be told to return after 10:00 AM to try to sign up for the next night
  • 10:00 AM to 7:00 PM - community members who did not sleep at the shelter can start signing up for empty mats and then be back at the shelter by 7:00 PM
  • 7:00 PM to 11:00 PM - if individuals don’t show up at the shelter by 7:00 PM, their bed will be released and open to all community members on a first-come, first-served basis