July 12, 2019
The CIUSSS Centre-Sud-de-l’Île-de-Montréal released the following numbers about the overflow shelter’s first winter in operation:
- There were 6,796 stays from 1,585 individuals at the shelter.
- It was used mostly by men (1,402), followed by women (173) and people who identify as transgender (10).
- The age of users at the shelter ranged from 18 to 85, with an average age of 46.
- On six nights, the shelter had more than 100 visitors.
The shelter had its highest occupancy on March 11, the day after a snowstorm.