Two people sitting down at The Gateway

Stories of Hope

Follow @gateway_toronto on Instagram to glimpse the latest at The Gateway

@gateway_toronto
  • With thanks to the #catherineandmaxwellmeighenfoundation, our main floor washrooms received a major overhaul just in time for the new year! Swipe right to see the transformation.

A key part of our mission is to offer safe shelter for our residents, and we can’t deliver on that without clean washrooms. 

#newyearnewwashrooms
    1 month ago
  • As so many of us are heading home for the weekend and the start of the holidays, The Gateway’s Outreach Team is putting in extra hours to check on all our encampment contacts and make sure they’re ok. 

Thanks for your hard work Ian & Tim!
    1 month ago
  • Our final move-out of 2022! We snuck this one in just as the snow started falling this morning, and couldn’t be happier to see our friend arrive home in time for the holidays. 🎄🎄 🎄

#housingforall #housingisahumanright #housingjustice
    1 month ago
  • We had a great time at The Gateway’s Staff Christmas Lunch today! On top of thanking everyone for their extremely hard work we also celebrated some significant milestones, with two of our staff reaching ten years at The Gateway, two reaching 15, and two reaching 20!

Wishing everyone all the best this holiday season. ✌🏽

🎥 cred: @graceli7539
    2 months ago
  • Congrats to another Gateway resident on moving into their own apartment! This our second move-out of the month with three more scheduled!

It’s easy to take for granted, but a door that locks and a washroom that isn’t shared are prerequisites for safety, stability, health and wholeness. 

#housingisahumanright #housingjustice #housingforall
    2 months ago
  • The Gateway Knights are champions once again! After a solid semi-final showing which included a rare 1-4-3-2 triple play, the gang went on to post some big numbers in the finals and cruise comfortably to a 11-6 victory. Special shout-out to our managers @alexmacleod and Marty for their leadership, athleticism and dedication. Another great showing in the Downtown East End Softball League.
    3 months ago
  • September was a big month at the Gateway! Residents and staff cheering on the Jays despite a brutal loss to the Rays. #nextlevel
    4 months ago
  • We recently gave some new life to our stairwell. Thanks to the amazing @elisegoodhoofd for the design and execution!! 

The mural starts at ground level and winds it’s way up all four storeys. It incorporates our mission statement (housing, stability and wholeness), a land acknowledgement, and some of the AA slogans. 

The pictures don’t do it justice, but here are a few to give you an idea.
    4 months ago
  • Our FIRST Chapel Service in 2022! Two and a half years later… And it was a huge success! While services are only available to current residents at this time, Alex, our Chaplain, can provide a zoom link for those looking to attend virtually. Chapel services will run on Wednesday evenings at 7PM. You can reach out @ alexmacleod@thegateway.ca
    5 months ago
  • It’s a great day at the Gateway! First move-out of the month and we couldn’t be more excited to see our Residents move forward in their housing journey. Congratulations on your new home!
    5 months ago
  • What a successful Spring cleaning day we have had at the Gateway! Thanks to everyone who helped clean our space and once we were finished, we enjoyed a fun pizza lunch! #teamgateway #springcleaning
    8 months ago
  • Another day, another move out. This is NOT an April Fools joke! #newhome #freshstart
    10 months ago
  • The Gateway turns 22 today. We haven’t closed our doors once since we opened on February 14th, 2000, and in that time we’ve welcomed more than 10,250 people who’ve experienced homelessness in Toronto. 

There’s lots to celebrate, but we also work and pray for a day when homelessness is a thing of the past, and everyone has a safe, affordable place to call home.
    12 months ago
  • Celebrating Super Bowl Sunday Gateway style! Big thanks to our front line and kitchen team for setting up a wonderful spread! #superbowl2022
    12 months ago
  • Pleased to announce the first move out of 2022! #thumbsupforhousing
    1 year ago
  • The numbers are in from 2021 Santa Shuffle and it was a resounding success once again! THANK YOU to everyone who took part, and ESPECIALLY to our sponsors: @csmortgagecap @fitzroviarealestate & Cover-All Computer Services!! 🥇🥇🥇
    1 year ago
  • We’ve been quiet for a while, but today was a great day at The Gateway and we need to share the wins! A huge thank you to @unityhealthto for organizing and facilitating our on-site vaccination clinic today! A year ago we never would’ve imagined vaccines arriving this soon. We’re feeling incredibly grateful and (somewhat) relieved now that our residents have been able to get their first dose. 

Thanks as well to all our supporters and friends out there who’ve been checking in on us. We’re tired, but there’s hope on the horizon and we feel the love! ❤️
    2 years ago
  • Managed to throw a nice (and safely distanced) Super Bowl party for our residents tonight. Thanks to our very generous staff for organizing this awesome cake and serving up the wings!
    2 years ago
  • A warm welcome to our newest #santashuffle sponsor, @fitzroviarealestate !! Fitzrovia has a great group of staff who are doing their part to fight against poverty and homelessness, and we’re really excited to partner with them. Thanks @fitzroviarealestate for shuffling with us this year and supporting our Drop-in program!
    2 years ago
  • Two generations of Gateway directors shuffling today. Thanks @the_biggyd for taking part and helping us raise funds again this year! 🙏🏼
    2 years ago
  • Thanks to everyone who’s shuffled so far! Great seeing your photos and we’re so thankful for your support.

Today’s the last day to enter the national best-dressed contest. You can do so in three easy steps:
🎄Upload a photo of yourself, your group, or your pet participating in the 2020 Santa Shuffle
🎄Tag @santashufflecanada
🎄 Use the hashtags #santashufflebestdressed and #toronto 

Good luck!!

*contest closes at 11:59pm ET, Monday, December 7th. Full rules at santashuffle.ca.
    2 years ago
With thanks to the #catherineandmaxwellmeighenfoundation, our main floor washrooms received a major overhaul just in time for the new year! Swipe right to see the transformation.

A key part of our mission is to offer safe shelter for our residents, and we can’t deliver on that without clean washrooms. 

#newyearnewwashrooms
With thanks to the #catherineandmaxwellmeighenfoundation, our main floor washrooms received a major overhaul just in time for the new year! Swipe right to see the transformation.

A key part of our mission is to offer safe shelter for our residents, and we can’t deliver on that without clean washrooms. 

#newyearnewwashrooms
With thanks to the #catherineandmaxwellmeighenfoundation, our main floor washrooms received a major overhaul just in time for the new year! Swipe right to see the transformation.

A key part of our mission is to offer safe shelter for our residents, and we can’t deliver on that without clean washrooms. 

#newyearnewwashrooms
With thanks to the #catherineandmaxwellmeighenfoundation, our main floor washrooms received a major overhaul just in time for the new year! Swipe right to see the transformation. A key part of our mission is to offer safe shelter for our residents, and we can’t deliver on that without clean washrooms. #newyearnewwashrooms
1 month ago
View on Instagram |
1/21
As so many of us are heading home for the weekend and the start of the holidays, The Gateway’s Outreach Team is putting in extra hours to check on all our encampment contacts and make sure they’re ok. 

Thanks for your hard work Ian & Tim!
As so many of us are heading home for the weekend and the start of the holidays, The Gateway’s Outreach Team is putting in extra hours to check on all our encampment contacts and make sure they’re ok. 

Thanks for your hard work Ian & Tim!
As so many of us are heading home for the weekend and the start of the holidays, The Gateway’s Outreach Team is putting in extra hours to check on all our encampment contacts and make sure they’re ok. 

Thanks for your hard work Ian & Tim!
As so many of us are heading home for the weekend and the start of the holidays, The Gateway’s Outreach Team is putting in extra hours to check on all our encampment contacts and make sure they’re ok. Thanks for your hard work Ian & Tim!
1 month ago
View on Instagram |
2/21
Our final move-out of 2022! We snuck this one in just as the snow started falling this morning, and couldn’t be happier to see our friend arrive home in time for the holidays. 🎄🎄 🎄

#housingforall #housingisahumanright #housingjustice
Our final move-out of 2022! We snuck this one in just as the snow started falling this morning, and couldn’t be happier to see our friend arrive home in time for the holidays. 🎄🎄 🎄 #housingforall #housingisahumanright #housingjustice
1 month ago
View on Instagram |
3/21
We had a great time at The Gateway’s Staff Christmas Lunch today! On top of thanking everyone for their extremely hard work we also celebrated some significant milestones, with two of our staff reaching ten years at The Gateway, two reaching 15, and two reaching 20! Wishing everyone all the best this holiday season. ✌🏽 🎥 cred: @graceli7539
2 months ago
View on Instagram |
4/21
Congrats to another Gateway resident on moving into their own apartment! This our second move-out of the month with three more scheduled!

It’s easy to take for granted, but a door that locks and a washroom that isn’t shared are prerequisites for safety, stability, health and wholeness. 

#housingisahumanright #housingjustice #housingforall
Congrats to another Gateway resident on moving into their own apartment! This our second move-out of the month with three more scheduled! It’s easy to take for granted, but a door that locks and a washroom that isn’t shared are prerequisites for safety, stability, health and wholeness. #housingisahumanright #housingjustice #housingforall
2 months ago
View on Instagram |
5/21
The Gateway Knights are champions once again! After a solid semi-final showing which included a rare 1-4-3-2 triple play, the gang went on to post some big numbers in the finals and cruise comfortably to a 11-6 victory. Special shout-out to our managers @alexmacleod and Marty for their leadership, athleticism and dedication. Another great showing in the Downtown East End Softball League.
The Gateway Knights are champions once again! After a solid semi-final showing which included a rare 1-4-3-2 triple play, the gang went on to post some big numbers in the finals and cruise comfortably to a 11-6 victory. Special shout-out to our managers @alexmacleod and Marty for their leadership, athleticism and dedication. Another great showing in the Downtown East End Softball League.
The Gateway Knights are champions once again! After a solid semi-final showing which included a rare 1-4-3-2 triple play, the gang went on to post some big numbers in the finals and cruise comfortably to a 11-6 victory. Special shout-out to our managers @alexmacleod and Marty for their leadership, athleticism and dedication. Another great showing in the Downtown East End Softball League.
The Gateway Knights are champions once again! After a solid semi-final showing which included a rare 1-4-3-2 triple play, the gang went on to post some big numbers in the finals and cruise comfortably to a 11-6 victory. Special shout-out to our managers @alexmacleod and Marty for their leadership, athleticism and dedication. Another great showing in the Downtown East End Softball League.
The Gateway Knights are champions once again! After a solid semi-final showing which included a rare 1-4-3-2 triple play, the gang went on to post some big numbers in the finals and cruise comfortably to a 11-6 victory. Special shout-out to our managers @alexmacleod and Marty for their leadership, athleticism and dedication. Another great showing in the Downtown East End Softball League.
3 months ago
View on Instagram |
6/21
September was a big month at the Gateway! Residents and staff cheering on the Jays despite a brutal loss to the Rays. #nextlevel
September was a big month at the Gateway! Residents and staff cheering on the Jays despite a brutal loss to the Rays. #nextlevel
September was a big month at the Gateway! Residents and staff cheering on the Jays despite a brutal loss to the Rays. #nextlevel
4 months ago
View on Instagram |
7/21
We recently gave some new life to our stairwell. Thanks to the amazing @elisegoodhoofd for the design and execution!! 

The mural starts at ground level and winds it’s way up all four storeys. It incorporates our mission statement (housing, stability and wholeness), a land acknowledgement, and some of the AA slogans. 

The pictures don’t do it justice, but here are a few to give you an idea.
We recently gave some new life to our stairwell. Thanks to the amazing @elisegoodhoofd for the design and execution!! 

The mural starts at ground level and winds it’s way up all four storeys. It incorporates our mission statement (housing, stability and wholeness), a land acknowledgement, and some of the AA slogans. 

The pictures don’t do it justice, but here are a few to give you an idea.
We recently gave some new life to our stairwell. Thanks to the amazing @elisegoodhoofd for the design and execution!! 

The mural starts at ground level and winds it’s way up all four storeys. It incorporates our mission statement (housing, stability and wholeness), a land acknowledgement, and some of the AA slogans. 

The pictures don’t do it justice, but here are a few to give you an idea.
We recently gave some new life to our stairwell. Thanks to the amazing @elisegoodhoofd for the design and execution!! 

The mural starts at ground level and winds it’s way up all four storeys. It incorporates our mission statement (housing, stability and wholeness), a land acknowledgement, and some of the AA slogans. 

The pictures don’t do it justice, but here are a few to give you an idea.
We recently gave some new life to our stairwell. Thanks to the amazing @elisegoodhoofd for the design and execution!! 

The mural starts at ground level and winds it’s way up all four storeys. It incorporates our mission statement (housing, stability and wholeness), a land acknowledgement, and some of the AA slogans. 

The pictures don’t do it justice, but here are a few to give you an idea.
We recently gave some new life to our stairwell. Thanks to the amazing @elisegoodhoofd for the design and execution!! 

The mural starts at ground level and winds it’s way up all four storeys. It incorporates our mission statement (housing, stability and wholeness), a land acknowledgement, and some of the AA slogans. 

The pictures don’t do it justice, but here are a few to give you an idea.
We recently gave some new life to our stairwell. Thanks to the amazing @elisegoodhoofd for the design and execution!! 

The mural starts at ground level and winds it’s way up all four storeys. It incorporates our mission statement (housing, stability and wholeness), a land acknowledgement, and some of the AA slogans. 

The pictures don’t do it justice, but here are a few to give you an idea.
We recently gave some new life to our stairwell. Thanks to the amazing @elisegoodhoofd for the design and execution!! 

The mural starts at ground level and winds it’s way up all four storeys. It incorporates our mission statement (housing, stability and wholeness), a land acknowledgement, and some of the AA slogans. 

The pictures don’t do it justice, but here are a few to give you an idea.
We recently gave some new life to our stairwell. Thanks to the amazing @elisegoodhoofd for the design and execution!! The mural starts at ground level and winds it’s way up all four storeys. It incorporates our mission statement (housing, stability and wholeness), a land acknowledgement, and some of the AA slogans. The pictures don’t do it justice, but here are a few to give you an idea.
4 months ago
View on Instagram |
8/21
Our FIRST Chapel Service in 2022! Two and a half years later… And it was a huge success! While services are only available to current residents at this time, Alex, our Chaplain, can provide a zoom link for those looking to attend virtually. Chapel services will run on Wednesday evenings at 7PM. You can reach out @ alexmacleod@thegateway.ca
Our FIRST Chapel Service in 2022! Two and a half years later… And it was a huge success! While services are only available to current residents at this time, Alex, our Chaplain, can provide a zoom link for those looking to attend virtually. Chapel services will run on Wednesday evenings at 7PM. You can reach out @ alexmacleod@thegateway.ca
Our FIRST Chapel Service in 2022! Two and a half years later… And it was a huge success! While services are only available to current residents at this time, Alex, our Chaplain, can provide a zoom link for those looking to attend virtually. Chapel services will run on Wednesday evenings at 7PM. You can reach out @ alexmacleod@thegateway.ca
5 months ago
View on Instagram |
9/21
It’s a great day at the Gateway! First move-out of the month and we couldn’t be more excited to see our Residents move forward in their housing journey. Congratulations on your new home!
It’s a great day at the Gateway! First move-out of the month and we couldn’t be more excited to see our Residents move forward in their housing journey. Congratulations on your new home!
5 months ago
View on Instagram |
10/21
What a successful Spring cleaning day we have had at the Gateway! Thanks to everyone who helped clean our space and once we were finished, we enjoyed a fun pizza lunch! #teamgateway #springcleaning
What a successful Spring cleaning day we have had at the Gateway! Thanks to everyone who helped clean our space and once we were finished, we enjoyed a fun pizza lunch! #teamgateway #springcleaning
What a successful Spring cleaning day we have had at the Gateway! Thanks to everyone who helped clean our space and once we were finished, we enjoyed a fun pizza lunch! #teamgateway #springcleaning
What a successful Spring cleaning day we have had at the Gateway! Thanks to everyone who helped clean our space and once we were finished, we enjoyed a fun pizza lunch! #teamgateway #springcleaning
What a successful Spring cleaning day we have had at the Gateway! Thanks to everyone who helped clean our space and once we were finished, we enjoyed a fun pizza lunch! #teamgateway #springcleaning
What a successful Spring cleaning day we have had at the Gateway! Thanks to everyone who helped clean our space and once we were finished, we enjoyed a fun pizza lunch! #teamgateway #springcleaning
What a successful Spring cleaning day we have had at the Gateway! Thanks to everyone who helped clean our space and once we were finished, we enjoyed a fun pizza lunch! #teamgateway #springcleaning
8 months ago
View on Instagram |
11/21
Another day, another move out. This is NOT an April Fools joke! #newhome #freshstart
Another day, another move out. This is NOT an April Fools joke! #newhome #freshstart
10 months ago
View on Instagram |
12/21
The Gateway turns 22 today. We haven’t closed our doors once since we opened on February 14th, 2000, and in that time we’ve welcomed more than 10,250 people who’ve experienced homelessness in Toronto. 

There’s lots to celebrate, but we also work and pray for a day when homelessness is a thing of the past, and everyone has a safe, affordable place to call home.
The Gateway turns 22 today. We haven’t closed our doors once since we opened on February 14th, 2000, and in that time we’ve welcomed more than 10,250 people who’ve experienced homelessness in Toronto. There’s lots to celebrate, but we also work and pray for a day when homelessness is a thing of the past, and everyone has a safe, affordable place to call home.
12 months ago
View on Instagram |
13/21
Celebrating Super Bowl Sunday Gateway style! Big thanks to our front line and kitchen team for setting up a wonderful spread! #superbowl2022
Celebrating Super Bowl Sunday Gateway style! Big thanks to our front line and kitchen team for setting up a wonderful spread! #superbowl2022
Celebrating Super Bowl Sunday Gateway style! Big thanks to our front line and kitchen team for setting up a wonderful spread! #superbowl2022
Celebrating Super Bowl Sunday Gateway style! Big thanks to our front line and kitchen team for setting up a wonderful spread! #superbowl2022
Celebrating Super Bowl Sunday Gateway style! Big thanks to our front line and kitchen team for setting up a wonderful spread! #superbowl2022
Celebrating Super Bowl Sunday Gateway style! Big thanks to our front line and kitchen team for setting up a wonderful spread! #superbowl2022
12 months ago
View on Instagram |
14/21
Pleased to announce the first move out of 2022! #thumbsupforhousing
Pleased to announce the first move out of 2022! #thumbsupforhousing
1 year ago
View on Instagram |
15/21
The numbers are in from 2021 Santa Shuffle and it was a resounding success once again! THANK YOU to everyone who took part, and ESPECIALLY to our sponsors: @csmortgagecap @fitzroviarealestate & Cover-All Computer Services!! 🥇🥇🥇
1 year ago
View on Instagram |
16/21
We’ve been quiet for a while, but today was a great day at The Gateway and we need to share the wins! A huge thank you to @unityhealthto for organizing and facilitating our on-site vaccination clinic today! A year ago we never would’ve imagined vaccines arriving this soon. We’re feeling incredibly grateful and (somewhat) relieved now that our residents have been able to get their first dose. 

Thanks as well to all our supporters and friends out there who’ve been checking in on us. We’re tired, but there’s hope on the horizon and we feel the love! ❤️
We’ve been quiet for a while, but today was a great day at The Gateway and we need to share the wins! A huge thank you to @unityhealthto for organizing and facilitating our on-site vaccination clinic today! A year ago we never would’ve imagined vaccines arriving this soon. We’re feeling incredibly grateful and (somewhat) relieved now that our residents have been able to get their first dose. Thanks as well to all our supporters and friends out there who’ve been checking in on us. We’re tired, but there’s hope on the horizon and we feel the love! ❤️
2 years ago
View on Instagram |
17/21
Managed to throw a nice (and safely distanced) Super Bowl party for our residents tonight. Thanks to our very generous staff for organizing this awesome cake and serving up the wings!
Managed to throw a nice (and safely distanced) Super Bowl party for our residents tonight. Thanks to our very generous staff for organizing this awesome cake and serving up the wings!
Managed to throw a nice (and safely distanced) Super Bowl party for our residents tonight. Thanks to our very generous staff for organizing this awesome cake and serving up the wings!
Managed to throw a nice (and safely distanced) Super Bowl party for our residents tonight. Thanks to our very generous staff for organizing this awesome cake and serving up the wings!
2 years ago
View on Instagram |
18/21
A warm welcome to our newest #santashuffle sponsor, @fitzroviarealestate !! Fitzrovia has a great group of staff who are doing their part to fight against poverty and homelessness, and we’re really excited to partner with them. Thanks @fitzroviarealestate for shuffling with us this year and supporting our Drop-in program!
2 years ago
View on Instagram |
19/21
Two generations of Gateway directors shuffling today. Thanks @the_biggyd for taking part and helping us raise funds again this year! 🙏🏼
Two generations of Gateway directors shuffling today. Thanks @the_biggyd for taking part and helping us raise funds again this year! 🙏🏼
2 years ago
View on Instagram |
20/21
Thanks to everyone who’s shuffled so far! Great seeing your photos and we’re so thankful for your support.

Today’s the last day to enter the national best-dressed contest. You can do so in three easy steps:
🎄Upload a photo of yourself, your group, or your pet participating in the 2020 Santa Shuffle
🎄Tag @santashufflecanada
🎄 Use the hashtags #santashufflebestdressed and #toronto 

Good luck!!

*contest closes at 11:59pm ET, Monday, December 7th. Full rules at santashuffle.ca.
Thanks to everyone who’s shuffled so far! Great seeing your photos and we’re so thankful for your support. Today’s the last day to enter the national best-dressed contest. You can do so in three easy steps: 🎄Upload a photo of yourself, your group, or your pet participating in the 2020 Santa Shuffle 🎄Tag @santashufflecanada 🎄 Use the hashtags #santashufflebestdressed and #toronto Good luck!! *contest closes at 11:59pm ET, Monday, December 7th. Full rules at santashuffle.ca.
2 years ago
View on Instagram |
21/21

Skip to content