The purpose of this Request for Proposals (RFP) is to award funding to housing providers to deliver support services to tenants of affordable housing units. Providers may either deliver supports directly, or in a formal partnership with an experienced support provider. Support services must be flexible and personalized to the needs of each tenant.  The aim is to promote housing stability and improved quality of life.

Funding decisions will be based on the information included in the Application, in addition to factors such as ensuring an equitable distribution of funding for services across the City and the total funding available.

Please direct any specific questions regarding the Housing with Layered Supports Request for Proposal in writing to ssharfp@toronto.ca.

This RFP closed on Monday, February 12, 2018 at 5 p.m.

Awarded Agencies

Bellwoods Centre for Community Living Inc. – Community Connect Program.
Awarded $576,000.00 from April 1, 2018 to March 31, 2020.

COTA Health – Layering Housing Supports within Cota’s Existing Integrated Service Teams.
Awarded $874,346.00 from April 1, 2018 to March 31, 2020.

Covenant House Toronto – Transitional Housing for Youth.
Awarded $264,000.00 from April 1, 2018 to March 31, 2020.

Dixon Hall – Dixon Hall Housing with Layered Supports.
Awarded $1,069,560.00 from April 1 2018 to March 31 2020.

Homes First Society – Increased Supports to Complex Needs Residents.
Awarded $339,600.00 from April 1 2018 to March 31 2020.

LOFT Community Services – Spencer Avenue High Support Housing.
Awarded $1,473,384.00 from April 1, 2018 to March 31, 2020.

The Massey Centre for Women – Baby and Me: Our Home Program.
Awarded  $932,490.00 from April 1, 2018 to March 31, 2020.

Neighbourhood Group Community Services – Seniors Supported Housing Project.
Awarded $959,792.00 from April 1, 2018 to March 31, 2020.

Sistering: A Woman’s Place – Harm Reduction Follow-Up Support.
Awarded $255,098.00 from April 1, 2018 to March 31, 2020.

St. Felix Social Ministries – Intensified Case Management Supports at St. Felix House.
Awarded $583,816.00 from April 1, 2018 to March 31, 2020.

Gabriel Dumont Non-Profit Homes – Dumont Indigenous Community Connections.
Awarded $427,400.00 from April 1, 2018 to March 31, 2020.

Native Men’s Residence – M’shko bimaadziwin.
Awarded $396,010.00 from April 1, 2018 to March 31, 2020.

Native Child and Family Services of Toronto – Increasing Supports to Native Transition Houses.
Awarded $1,011,600.00 from April 1, 2018 to March 31, 2020.

Agincourt Community Services – Housing Follow-Up Support Services.
Awarded $440,966.25 from November 15, 2017 to March 31, 2020.

Canadian Mental Health Association Toronto Branch – Follow-Up Supports Program.
Awarded $927,748.63 from November 15, 2017 to March 31, 2020.

Christie Ossington Neighbourhood Centre – Centre West Follow-Up Supports.
Awarded $340,917.00 from November 15, 2017 to March 31, 2020.

Houselink Community Homes – Follow-Up Support Services.
Awarded $641,250.00 from November 15, 2017 to March 31, 2020.

Native Men’s Residence – Big-eya-wah-anduyaun.
Awarded $604,805.63 from November 15, 2017 to March 31, 2020.

Wigwamen Incorporated – Indigenous Follow-Up Services.
Awarded $521,133.75 from January 1, 2018 to March 31, 2020.

Native Canadian Centre of Toronto – ENAGB Youth Home’s for Good Program.
Awarded $371,875.00 from February 15, 2018 to March 31, 2020.

Youthlink – Next Steps.
Awarded $392,069.25 from January 1, 2018 to March 31, 2020.

Eva’s Initiatives – The “You Got This” Program; Ensuring Long Term Housing Success for Youth.
Awarded $503,241.75 from January 1, 2018 to March 31, 2020.

Home for Good Program

The City of Toronto’s Home for Good (HFG) Program will create housing opportunities with flexible, responsive, and individualized supports for people exiting homelessness. Tenants will be supported to achieve and maintain housing stability. Housing should be affordable, safe, secure, and located in a neighbourhood of choice. The goal is to promote physical and mental health and wellbeing, improved quality of life, and increased community connections. This vision aligns with the City of Toronto’s Housing Stability Service Plan and the Provincial Home for Good Program Guidelines.