*NEW* Throughout May-August we are running an exciting new fundraising campaign where you can have the chance to win $500! To learn more, check out our Donations page.

COVID-19 Update:

  • We are happy to resume our usual times of service: Monday – Friday (8am – 2pm).
  • Due to the provincial emergency and stay-at-home order enacted in April 2021, our meals are currently takeout only.
  • We continue to accept Food and Clothing Donations. Thank you for generously supporting the needy among us.

  • Drop-in Centre

    We provide:

    The drop-in centre attracts people of all ages, cultures, and life situations. The Gate seeks to show God's love to a broken world by creating a Christian atmosphere of friendship and understanding. Many come simply for a breath of hope, encouragement, and a listening ear.

  • Counseling Services

    We provide:

    The Gate provides crisis or long-term counseling to those in need. The Gate is a place where people find the resources they need to overcome life's obstacles. There is a qualified counselor that brings restoration and healing to people's lives. Clients can also access small support group meetings.

  • Medical Services

    We provide:

    A medical doctor and registered nurse visit the Gate each week to provide basic health care. Clients can also see an optician to arrange eye exams and get fitted for glasses, or have access to a dentist for emergency dental work. A foot care specialist cares for sore and battered feet, as well as provides diabetic foot care.



Our Story

Gate 3:16 Outreach Centre has been serving the homeless population of Oshawa for over 30 years. To learn more about how we are helping our city, check out Who We Are or Tour The Gate.

The Gate Newsletter

We release our newsletter four times a year to provide updates on what’s been happening at the Gate. Check out the latest newsletter for the most recent news in 2021.


Thanks to the amazing support from our generous donors we can continue serving the homeless here in Oshawa. To learn more, check out our Donations page.


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3 weeks ago

Gate 3:16
HUGE thank you to Feed the Need in Durham for an amazing order of food items we received this week! They are being put to good use and appreciated by all. Thank you for making our week!! 😁 ... See MoreSee Less
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2 months ago

Gate 3:16
Hi everyone, today we are starting an exciting new fundraising campaign that will run until the end of the summer:For every monetary donation you send between May 1 - August 31, your name will be entered into a draw to win $500!🎉We extend our sincere thanks to one of our faithful supporters who graciously donated half of the prize money and made this draw possible.✨For more information on how to donate online, visit our website at gate316.org/donations/ 😊 ... See MoreSee Less
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