YWCA Elm Centre

Type of Service

Support Within Housing - Mental Health

Program Description

YWCA Elm Centre provides supportive housing to single women and women with children who have mental health and/or substance use issues in an inclusive and mixed community. Set in downtown Toronto, the Centre offers affordable homes to low-income women and their families, women living with mental health and addiction issues and families of Aboriginal ancestry. Support services for women in designated units include case management and system navigation provided in partnership The Jean Tweed Centre, as well as a range of capacity-building and community-engagement activities to support social inclusion and overall wellbeing. Culturally-specific programming for women of Aboriginal descent is available for residents.

Program Restricted To

Homeless Clients

Access Information

Intake for this program is through The Access Point.

User Costs

Program Cost No
Additional Cost Yes

Referral Contact Information

Phone 416-640-1934
Fax 416-499-9716

Clients Served

Gender Female
Age 16 and up
Catchment Ontario
Wheelchair Access Yes


Policy Allowed

Application Referral Forms




Main Hours

Monday 0900-2000
Tuesday 0900-2000
Wednesday 0900-2000
Thursday 0900-2000
Friday 0900-2000
Saturday 1000-2000
Sunday 1000-2000

Support available 24 hours a day on call.