There is support available when you are looking for housing.

You can get support from a Housing Help Centre located in your community by calling or visiting a location close to you. The Housing Help Centres listed are non-profit agencies that help people find and keep housing and avoid eviction. You can find a Housing Centre using the map/list below by searching for your address

Need Housing Urgently?

If you need temporary housing urgently, you might need to find a shelter.


The Housing Help Centres listed below are non-profit agencies that help people find and keep housing and avoid eviction.

Title Description
Commissioner of Housing Equity

Works with Toronto Community Housing Corporation (TCHC) tenants to understand their situation and help them make a plan to avoid eviction.

Address: 339 Bloor St. W., Suite 221, Toronto, ON M5S 1W7

Telephone: 416-632-7999

Email: info@oche.ca

Website

East York Housing Help Centre

Address: 1350 Danforth Ave., Toronto ON M4J 1M9

Hours: Monday to Friday,  8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. (closed noon-1 p.m.)

Client Group: Men, Women, Youth, Seniors, Families

Telephone: 416-698-9306

Website

Flemingdon Park Housing Help Centre - The Neighbourhood Organization

Address: 10 Gateway Blvd., Toronto ON M3C 3A1

Hours: Monday to Friday, 1 to 5 p.m.

Client Group: Men, Women, Youth, Seniors, Families

Telephone: 416-424-2900

Website

Housing Help Centre

Address: 2500 Lawrence Ave. E., Toronto ON M1P 2R7

Hours:

  • Monday to Thursday: 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
  • Fri 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.
  • Housing help drop-in – Tuesday: 9 to 11 a.m.

Client Group: Men, Women, Youth, Seniors, Families

Telephone: 416-285-8070

Website

Housing Help Program - Agincourt Community Services Association (ACSA)

Address: 4155 Sheppard Ave. E., Ste 100 Toronto ON M1S 1T4

Hours:

  • Tuesday to Thursday: 9 a.m. and 3 p.m.
  • Friday: 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
  • Saturday: 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Client Group: Men, Women, Youth, Seniors, Families

Telephone: 416-321-6912 x 235, 236

Website

Housing Help Program - Unison Health & Community Services

Address: 1651 Keele St., Toronto ON M6M 3W2

Hours: Monday to Friday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. (closed noon to1 p.m.)

Client Group: Men, Women, Youth, Seniors, Families

Telephone: 416-653-5400, extension 1306

Website

North Etobicoke Housing Help Centre - Albion Neighbourhood Services

Address: 21 Panorama Crt., Ste 14 Toronto, ON M9V 4E3

Hours: Monday to Friday, 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. (closed 1 to 1:30 p.m.)

Client Group: Men, Women, Youth, Seniors, Families

Telephone: 416-740-3704

Website

North York Housing Help Centre - COSTI Immigrant Services

Address: 1700 Wilson Ave., Ste 114, Toronto, ON M3L 1A3

Hours:

  • Monday to Wednesday: 8:30 am-5:30 pm
  • Thursday and Friday: 8:30 am-4:30 pm

Housing drop-in hours: Monday to Friday 1 to4 p.m.

Housing search clinic: Wednesday and Friday, 9:30to 11:30 a.m.

Client Group: Men, Women, Youth, Seniors, Families

Telephone: 416-244-0480

Website

South Etobicoke Housing Help Centre - Albion Neighbourhood Services

Address: 185 Fifth St., Toronto ON M8V 2Z5

Hours: Monday to Friday, 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. (closed 1 to 1:30 p.m.)

Client Group: Men, Women, Youth, Seniors, Families

Telephone: 416-252-5990

Website 

West Toronto Housing Help Services - West Toronto Community Legal Services

Address: 1032 Bloor St. W., Toronto ON M6R 1M2

Hours: Monday to Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. (closed  noon to 1 p.m.)

Client Group: Men, Women, Youth, Seniors, Families

Telephone: 416-531-0841

Website

WoodGreen Housing Help Centre - WoodGreen Community Services

Address: 650 Queen St. E., Toronto ON M4M 1G5

Hours: Monday to Friday, 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Client Group: Men, Women, Youth, Seniors, Families

Telephone: 416-645-6000, extension 1891

Website

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Centre for Equality Rights in Accommodation (CERA)

Supports individuals who are experiencing housing issues related to eviction and human rights.

Telephone: 416-944-0087
Toll free: 1-800-263-1139

Hours

  • Monday and Tuesday: 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  • Wednesday and Thursday: 9:30 a.m. to 7 p.m.
  • Friday: 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Email: cera@equalityrights.org

Website

Federation of Metro Tenants’ Associations (Tenant Hotline)

Answers questions about tenant rights in Toronto.

Telephone: 416-921-9494

Email: hotline@torontotenants.org

Website

Government of Ontario’s Rental Housing Enforcement Unit

Identifies if and fines a tenant or landlord who has committed an offense of the Residential Tenancies Act.

Telephone: 416-585-7214
Toll-Free: 1-888-772-9277

Landlord & Tenant Board (LTB)

Settles disputes between property owners and tenants and provides information to landlord and to tenants about their rights and responsibilities under the Residential Tenancies Act.

Telephone: 416-645-8080
Toll Free: 1-888-332-3234
TTY: 1-800-268-9242

Website

Legal Aid Ontario

Community legal clinics offer free legal advice to low income tenants.

Telephone: 1-800-668-8258

Website

Tenant Duty Counsel Program (TDCP)

Offer legal advice and limited legal assistance to low income, unrepresented tenants on the day of their hearing. Same-day drop-in service.

Telephone: 416-597-5855
Toll free: 1-866-245-4182

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