The Wiseman Centre – Salvation Army

714 Water Street,
St. John’s, NL, A1E 1C1

Tel: (709) 739-8355
Fax: (709) 739-0330

Contact Email:


To provide temporary emergency housing to socially displaced homeless individuals.

Target Population:

Men from 25 to 64 years of age; Women from 30 to 64 years of age

Highlight of Programs / Services Offered:

• 20 bed facility that provides Emergency Shelter. The Wiseman Centre has 16 shelter beds for men (ages 25-64) and 4 for women (ages 30- 64). Residents are required to participate in the Centre’s program component. While in the centre, all basic needs are provided, plus there is 24-hour security seven days a week.
• There are 10 Supportive Housing Units. The goal of supportive housing is to make living as independent as possible for the tenants, while recognizing that it is a communal living environment. The Supportive Housing Worker provides individualized support in areas related to personal, financial, hygienic and basic home needs and liaises with the individuals’ case manager.
• Other programs and services available to residents include Recreational Activities, Narcotics Anonymous meetings, a Mental Health/Addictions Outreach counsellor, Pastoral Care, as well as a social worker on site.