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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Last month, we hosted 4 senior executives from the Gothenburg City Mission, to a two-day visit and discussion of our services. Gothenburg City Mission is the largest non-profit organization in Gothenburg and the 2nd largest in Sweden. Their Mission is to support individuals to a life within the community and as an independent non-profit actor … Continue reading The Old Brewery Mission hosts a visit from Gothenburg City Mission


From left to right: Anne Belliveau, Senior Director, Marketing Communications, TELUS; Matthew Pearce, President and Chief Executive Officer, Old Brewery Mission; Marie Claire Morin, Executive Director, Old Brewery Mission Foundation. Thanks to its “En Mode Fêtes” Christmas campaign which was launched on social media and during the Grand Marché de Noël de Montréal, TELUS was … Continue reading TELUS gives $21,000 to the Old Brewery Mission Foundation to provide 7,000 hot meals

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Upcoming events

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.

Community-inspired housing in Canada » de Daniel Pearl
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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