HOMES (Housing with Outreach, Mobile, and Engagement Services)

Type of Service

Support Within Housing - Mental Health

Program Description

The program provides subsidized housing with supports to persons who have been homeless who are living with a mental illness. Services include care planning, life skills supports, advocacy, social recreational events, service coordination, and referrals. Services are provided by community mental health workers, peer support workers, program nurse and consulting psychiatrist. Tenants have access to Steps to Health, a lifestyle change and wellness program, and supportive employment opportunities.

Program Restricted To

Homeless Clients

Access Information

Self-referrals or referrals by professionals are accepted by telephone. Information requested is name, date of birth, information on homelessness and mental health history, and how to contact the person. When a unit is likely to become available, an intake interview is scheduled to provide detailed information on the program and its services and to collect more information on the potential tenant.

User Costs

Program Cost No
Additional Cost Yes

Referral Contact Information

Phone 905-528-3655 ext. 2367

Clients Served

Gender All
Age 17 and up
Catchment Ontario
Wheelchair Access No
Accessibility AccommodationsSome accessible units.


Policy Allowed


Polish Portuguese Sign Spanish Swahili Tamil Urdu Bengali / Bangla English French Interpretation Services Cantonese German Hindi Malayalam


Main Hours

Monday 0000-2400
Tuesday 0000-2400
Wednesday 0000-2400
Thursday 0000-2400
Friday 0000-2400
Saturday 0000-2400
Sunday 0000-2400

Twenty-four-hour support and on-call service.