Vision & Mission

Did you know?

The Salvation Army is the largest non-governmental provider of social services in Canada.

The need is great

Every year roughly 200,000 Canadians end up homeless, according to the Mental Health Commission of Canada.

On any given night

...there are about 3,600 women experiencing homelessness in Toronto.

On any given night

There are fewer than 860 single women’s shelter beds in Toronto.

Women's Homelessness often hidden

Women's Homelessness

A woman may be temporarily staying with friends or family or living in a household where she is subject to violence or abuse.

Florence Booth House provides support and care to women experiencing homelessness in Toronto. Not only do we offer a safe place to stay, Florence Booth House is the first step on the journey home to stable, affordable, long-term housing.

Vision Statement

Florence Booth House strives to be a safe and encouraging place that fosters growth and empowerment to women experiencing homelessness in Toronto. We are a place where staff and clients inspire and learn from each other resulting in personal growth and healing. 

Mission Statement

Florence Booth House is a shelter offering compassionate, unconditional support through a holistic approach that encourages each woman to maximize her individual potential in all areas of life; body, mind and soul.

Core Values


We believe that teamwork results in the best possible care for all those who enter Florence Booth House. We are committed to putting the team before our personal needs. We value inspiring cooperation and teamwork to strive for excellence.


We believe in speaking on behalf of those without a voice; to participate in creating solutions to homelessness by building healthy communities through networking, service, capacity building and creating communities of support.

Client Centered Service

Care and compassion for our clients defines who we are. The Salvation Army believes that everyone is created in God’s image. We strive to treat them with the dignity they deserve in meeting their individual emotional, physical and spiritual needs


We value multiculturalism, justice and peace. We appreciate the diversity of clients, employees, volunteers and the community.


We are committed in providing a safe environment for our clients, employees, volunteers and the community.

Social Justice

We believe that every human being deserves an equal opportunity in life, to be treated fairly, to be respected for their differences and to enjoy the highest quality of life.

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