About us

The Old Brewery Mission works with Montreal’s homeless people, meeting their essential needs while finding practical and sustainable solutions designed to end homelessness as we know it.

What we offer

For 125 years, the Old Brewery Mission has provided Emergency Services to all those who have knocked at our door.

In addition to meeting immediate basic necessities, the Mission continues to develop and oversee long-term solutions, from mental health programs to social housing initiatives that help men and women re-integrate back into society.

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Over the last spring, the Old Brewery Mission has hosted delegations from Sweden, France and Belgium. The Swedish delegation from Göteborg spent its first day at the Mission’s St-Laurent campus and continued their visit at the Patricia Mackenzie Pavilion (PMP) the following morning. The following visit was from a French delegation consisting of six representatives … Continue reading FOREIGN DELEGATIONS VISIT THE PATRICIA MACKENZIE PAVILLION


The Grand Project will help 25 citizens to furnish their new home and create a functional and safe environment during their first step out of homelessness   Montréal (QC), June 14, 2016 – The Old Brewery Mission and Allstate Insurance Company of Canada are pleased to announce they are partnering on a new project that … Continue reading The Old Brewery Mission and Allstate Insurance Canada are helping people out of homelessness

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The Old Brewery Mission Foundation conveys its heartfelt appreciation to Power Corporation of Canada for its generous $500,000 gift to the See the End of Homelessness 2014-2020 Major Fundraising Campaign. This Leadership Gift will ensure the sustainability of vital programs and services adapted to the needs of thousands of homeless men and women in Montreal, … Continue reading Power Corporation donates 500 000 $ to the Old Brewery Mission Foundation’s See the End of Homelessness 2014-2020 Major Fundraising Campaign

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Upcoming events


VETS Canada welcomes you to learn more about VETS Canada’s services for homeless and in-crisis Veterans. Join us! When: 11 June, 2016 @ 13h00 – 15h00 Where: Café Mission, Old Brewery Mission, 906 St-Laurent Blvd., Montréal QC

Homelessness Survey to know the real number of people who are living on the streets.

As part of Denis Coderre’s action plan to fight homelessness, the city wants to know the real number of people who are living on the streets and Montrealers are being asked to participate.

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Community-inspired housing in Canada" by Daniel Pearl

Florence Portes, Director of Services for Women, took part of a conversation about the place and nature of community housing in modern cities, as part of the book launch “Community-inspired housing in Canada” by Daniel Pearl, architect and co-founder of the Montreal architecture firm L’ŒUF which was held at the Canadian Centre for Architecture.

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