I Need Help

If you are in an emergency or crisis situation , please call 911.

If you are looking for shelter, please call 311 or Central Intake at 416-338-4766, or toll-free in Toronto at 1-877-338-3398. 

You can also visit the City of Toronto’s Homeless Help page.

Waitlist Open

To apply for housing:

1. Fill out the application below

2. Submit by email to housingapplications@homesfirst.on.ca
or by fax to 416-649-7844.

Please note: Homes First currently has an extensive waiting list. Intakes are coordinated through a Placement Strategy, and each property has specific criteria for tenancy.

Other Places To Get Help

  • Visit Housing Connections for information about how to apply for rent-geared-to-income housing in Toronto.
  • Visit the City of Toronto’s Rental Housing & Tenant Information page for the rights and responsibilities of both landlords and tenants.
  • There is also support available from the City of Toronto when you are looking for housing. You can get support from a Housing Help Centre located in your community by calling 416-285-8070 or visiting a location close to you to get assistance finding housing that suits your needs.
    • The Housing Help Centres are non-profit agencies that help people find and keep housing and avoid eviction.