About Us

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Safe 'n Sound is a not for profit organization created in 2007 by a group of local citizens concerned about the lack of emergency shelter in Grey and Bruce

 Guiding Values and Principles

• We believe that our internal processes and decisions should strive for consensus.

• We believe that every human being has fundamental rights and we need to help and support that in need while being respectful that accessing service is a choice.

• We believe that everyone should be treated with dignity. They are entitled to a bed, not a floor, to health and nutrition, and safety.

• We believe in providing services which are respectful, inclusive and non-judgmental.

• We wish to encourage a respectful community, recognizing and drawing on community expertise, and ensuring accountability of services to the community.

• We believe that our organization should also be consistently working towards our own goals and a commitment to learning which is reflective of our vision.

Safe’n Sound Homelessness Initiative is a not for profit, charitable community based organization. We operate "The Space" (310 8th Street East, Owen Sound) - a community within a community where the at risk of homelessness and the homeless can access basic needs as well support, advocacy and referral.

We operate an after-hours emergency housing program which provides emergency shelter in motels with transportation and breakfast, seven days a week.

We also operate an emergency housing and support line (519-470-2222) where members of the community can receive support, help with tenancy issues, and referrals to other agencies. 

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MISSION

 Safe 'n Sound provides safe emergency shelter and support for homeless people, in partnership with community services, and public education and advocacy for homelessness prevention. 

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VISION

 Safe 'n Sound envisions a community committed to ending homelessness where everyone has safe shelter with appropriate services.