If you or someone you know needs support to access a safe, affordable place to live in Toronto, many different emergency and affordable housing options are available. Whether you are looking for an emergency, short-term, or long-term housing solution, HelpSeeker makes it quick and easy to find the help you need. It’s free, anonymous, and accessible in 23 languages.
Family Residence - Toronto Emergency Shelter
Kennedy House - Kennedy House Youth Shelter
The Kennedy House Youth Shelter is the only shelter in East Toronto, offering emergency and supportive care to homeless youth in our city. Our shelter is open 24 hours a day, 365 days per year and provides for the immediate needs of youth 16-24 by providing food, 40-bed emergency shelter, basic necessities and crisis intervention…
For those experiencing domestic abuse or violence, emergency housing programs offer temporary support with housing needs and other services.
Ernestine’s Women’s Shelter
YWCA Toronto - Women’s Shelter
These housing programs offer housing for seniors, people with disabilities, or others who need extra help and support services for their daily living.
PAARC - Addiction Support Housing
Houselink Community Homes
Houselink provides supportive housing for people who live with mental illness, some of whom have been homeless and/or involved with the justice system due to their illness…
Fort York Residence - Transitional Housing
Fort York has 74 dormitory-style shelter beds and 24 self-contained bachelor units as transitional housing, along with workshop and meeting space, and a computer lab…
St. Clare Inn - Transitional Housing
Housing programs that offer affordable rental housing with below-market rent for low-income individuals and families or rent geared towards your income, including housing corporations, housing providers, affordable housing buildings, affordable-housing projects, and new affordable rental homes.
Woodgreen Community Housing
We address the housing affordability problem by helping people and families looking for a safe, affordable place to call home. We assist with rental building searches, help with subsidized housing applications, advocate and negotiate on behalf of tenants, prevent evictions, and refer people to emergency shelters in crises…
Cota - The Bailey House
Bailey House is a supportive housing program located in Parkdale. We provide rent-subsidized accommodation and 7 days/week on-site Cota supports to 15 adult men (16+ years) living with serious mental health challenges, co-occurring diabetes or pre-diabetic conditions, and homeless or at significant risk of becoming homeless at the time of referral…
Housing Payment & Landlord/Tenant Support
MCLS - Tenants’ Rights
PCAS - Trusteeship Program
The Trusteeship Program provides automatic Pay Direct to Landlord and utility companies where applicable, debt and credit counselling and management, landlord and tenant mediation…
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