If you need emergency shelter, please call Central Intake at 416-338-4766.

If you need assistance with your MyAccesstoHousingTO application, support is available for you. The Access to Housing Resource Centre or a local Housing Help Centre can help you:

  • apply for Rent-Geared-to-Income housing
  • view and select housing options
  • update your existing application
  • access other housing options, or keep your existing housing and avoid eviction

For in-person assistance, bring the following documentation to avoid needing to re-book your appointment:

  • government issued identification
  • proof of status in Canada
  • Notice of Assessment (NOA)
  • Special Priority Program application and supporting documents, if applying for this program
  • valid email address
  • photocopies of any applicable documentation

Learn more about City services and community supports for newcomers through the Newcomer Services Kiosks. Meet with a settlement worker and take advantage of the following free and confidential services available at the Access to Housing Resource Centre or through Newcomer Services Kiosks across the city:

  • information on education, employment, healthcare, housing and more
  • referrals to community services and City of Toronto programs

Please be on time for your appointment to avoid cancellation and rebooking.

Access free WiFi or a computer at any Toronto Public Library location.