If members of the community have concerns about encampments, they should reach out to the appropriate organization.
Information on the COVID-19 response includes focusing on the City’s emergency shelter system, outreach, housing support, sanitation and washroom services, and many other COVID-19 resources.
3-1-1 | 416-338-0889 (TTY) Report concerns about:
- Homeless individuals who need support
- Excessive noise - https://www.toronto.ca/city-government/public-notices- bylaws/bylaw-enforcement/noise/
- Encampments encroaching on sidewalks on roadways
- Excessive litter
- Hazardous Materials in Parks
Telephone support to individuals seeking access to emergency shelter.
416-808-2222 | 416-467-0493 (TTY)
Report crimes where no person is in immediate danger (i.e. theft, vandalism, fraud).
Toronto Fire Services General Inquiries
416-338-9050 | firstname.lastname@example.org
Concerns about fire safety in encampments.
In an emergency, always call 911 (fires, crimes in progress, medical emergencies requiring an ambulance).
Please note, in almost all cases, the City of Toronto is aware of encampment locations and Streets to Homes outreach staff engage residents as quickly as possible. Unless there is an emergency or change in the state of an encampment, it is not necessary to report an established encampment to the City and our partners.