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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 Closed

Please note that we are unable to accept any housing applications at this time. We are unable to estimate the length of time for vacancies. Please do not phone regarding the status of your housing application. Thank you.


Who We Help

Homes First has been providing supportive housing and shelter for over 35 years to all populations, with a focus on the chronically homeless, people with complex mental health and addictions issues, and seniors. We encourage homeless people to identify their own housing needs and necessary support services. We work with others to provide the supports people need to maintain their housing and rebuild their lives. We accept referrals from and draw on the knowledge and experience of other community service organizations to support our residents.

All individuals housed by Homes First must meet basic eligibility criteria: