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Toronto’s first 2SLGBTQ+ adult shelter

On November 30th, Homes First, The 519 and the City of Toronto announced the opening of the first transitional shelter for 2SLGBTQ+ adults. Located in the city’s west end, the shelter will open this week and provide beds for up to 20 people and will prioritize and provide temporary housing to LGBTQ+ refugees with a focus on trans women.

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Lending a Helping Hand

For Homes First resident Jim, community means everything. Jim knows that becoming homeless can happen for a number of reasons. “It can be two or

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The Art of Giving Back

Homes First volunteer and Toronto artist Maïté Simard is helping our residents cope and heal through her weekly art program. What’s your experience with your

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Support by donating PPE

As COVID-19 continues to impact our lives, there is a greater risk of exposure to the city’s homeless population.  The dedicated front-line staff of Homes

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