Housing Search Assistance

Programs that assign a staff member to assist people who are looking for housing to survey the available residences and to choose and obtain the most suitable option.

 

Services

Provides housing support services to individuals with serious mental illness who are involved in the criminal justice system.  A rent supplement is available for participants.  Goals of the program are to:

Operates as an access point for subsidized housing in Hamilton. Subsidized housing is when rent is geared to the income of the recipient instead of market rates.

Provides services to assist individuals who are experiencing homelessness or are on a low income in finding safe and affordable housing.

Services include:

Free drop-in centre for youth in Hamilton. Offers a variety of themed activities and social events as well as:

  • access to showers
  • laundry facilities
  • computers and wifi
  • housing search assistance
  • community referrals

Program assists seniors who are homeless or at risk of homelessness find safe, sustainable housing and assists to identify services that result in faster housing placement and more stabilized housing.

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