Bayview House

Type of Service

Support Within Housing - Mental Health

Program Description

A medium support, co-ed group home in North Toronto with a capacity of 10 people. Residential counsellors are available weekdays in the afternoon and evening, and on afternoons on most weekends. Staff is available afterhours for emergencies. Residents must be able to live in a group setting with this amount of support. Residents share bedrooms. Model of service is client-directed, recovery using psychosocial rehabilitation principles.

Access Information

Professional referral to Support Within Housing program is preferred but not mandatory. The selection of clients is based on the determined benefit of the housing program for the applicant. Applications for Bayview House are processed through The Access Point which is responsible for managing the housing waitlist. Referral forms can be requested through The Access Point. Tours can be provided upon request. Admission criteria: adults 16 years of age and over who have a serious psychiatric disability, no recent street drug or alcohol abuse, financial status and professional follow-up established prior to admission, and no conviction under the criminal code. They also must manage and monitor own medication, need a long-term supportive environment in order to reach and maintain optimum level of functioning, be motivated to live in a cooperative setting and be involved with daily activity. They must follow non-negotiable house rules.

User Costs

Program Cost No
Additional Cost Yes

Referral Contact Information

Phone 416-640-1934
Toll-Free 888-640-1934
Fax 416-499-9716

Clients Served

Gender All
Age 16 and up
Catchment Municipalities: (North York)
Wheelchair Access No


Policy Allowed




Main Hours

Monday 0900-2100
Tuesday 0900-2100
Wednesday 0900-2100
Thursday 0900-2100
Friday 0900-2100
Saturday 1000-1600
Sunday 1000-1600

Hours may vary depending on client need.