In 1980 Knox was one of seven Centretown churches which formed Daybreak Housing to provide affordable, minimal support housing for low income singles. In 1982 the first house was opened, followed by four more in 1983, 1985, 1990 and 2001. Now Daybreak operates 3 houses for men and 2 for women, for a total of about 45 residents. With a small professional staff and dedicated volunteers it is supported by individuals, churches, service clubs, foundations, and federal and provincial programs. Knox is a strong supporter, providing donations and volunteers.