The following contact information is helpful in an emergency. Keep a copy of it in your home, your car and at work. You can also download this information: Markham Emergency and Non-Emergency Information Sheet (PDF).

Emergency & Health Services

  • York Regional Police
    (Non-Emergency) 905.773.1221 or 1.866.8POLICE
  • York Region Public Emergency Medical Services
    905.830.4444 extension 74181 or 1.800.361.5653
  • Markham Stouffville Hospital
    (Non-Emergency) 905.472.7000 or (Emergency) 905.472.7111
  • Community Care Access Centre of York Region
  • Markham Fire & Emergency Services
    905.415.7521 (Monday to Friday 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM) or 905.477.2011 (after-hours, weekends, holidays)

Utility Companies

Government Agencies

General Information

Services for Homeless in Markham

Vulnerable people in York Region can get housing support. The York Region Community & Health Services Department currently funds these shelter services:

Daily Shelter Services

“Inn from the Cold” – call 905.895.8889

  • Shelter is open 8 PM to 8 AM, 7 days a week from November to April

York Region Street Outreach Van – call 1.866.553.4053 from 2 to 9 PM, 7 days a week

  • Operates in Markham 4 to 5 PM on Sundays and 2 to 5 PM on Tuesdays

Limited Operation Shelter Services

Mosaic Interfaith Out of the Cold Program - call 416.948.6682

  • Shelters are located within faith organizations

If you see someone sleeping outside during an extreme cold warning, contact York Region Police: 905.773.1221.

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