Offers residential program in apartment-style units with early intervention for youth aged 16-21 years, experiencing or at imminent risk of homelessness, who are working or are in school with the goal of living independently.
Residents are able to participate in programs that get them to a graduated independence program. Activities include hands on learning with cooking, cleaning, and budgeting.
Two stages of living are available:
- In-Stage: private bedroom, shared kitchen, living room, washrooms. This stage is available for up to one year. Mentoring and life skills programs also available.
- Up-Stage: bachelor apartment units. This stage is available for up to one year. Housing referral and support is available upon leaving.
191 Main St W
Open to all youth in Hamilton ages 16 to 21 who are homeless or at risk of becoming homeless.
Must be willing to attend school or work, must have a source of income or be eligible for OW or ODSP, and be willing to participate in the program.
Referrals from professionals, agencies, or self-referrals. Application form is available online.