York Region

Community Services and Housing Department, Housing Services

Service: Homelessness

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Record #: NKT0477 Last Modified: 21 Mar 2014 Last Full Update: 24 Mar 2013
Record Details
Alternate NameRegion of York ; Regional Municipality of York
Address17250 Yonge St
Newmarket, ON L3Y 6Z1
 
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Mailing Address17250 Yonge St 
Newmarket, ON L3Y 6Z1
Office Phone1-888-256-1112 
TTY905-762-0401
Toll Free Phone1-888-256-1112
E-mailCSH-info@york.ca
Websitewww.york.ca
Areas ServedYork Region
HoursMon-Fri 8:30am-4:30pm
LanguagesEnglish ; Interpretive Services
EligibilityIndividuals who are homeless or at risk of becoming homeless
DescriptionDevelops and implements strategies to reduce homelessness in York Region * programs and services for people who are homeless and for those at risk of becoming homeless * Domiciliary Hostels and Lodging Houses for people who need supervision of their activities (for a complete listing, visit www.york.ca - Departments - Community Services and Housing - Housing Services - Domiciliary Hostels) * emergency shelters for individuals who are homeless or fleeing dangerous situations * financial support for board and lodging * Transition Homes provide temporary shelter for women who are victims of abuse (with or without children); monthly allowance given (for a complete listing of Emergency Shelters and Transition Homes, visit www.york.ca - Departments - Community Services and Housing - Social Assistance/Ontario Works) * funding of homelessness prevention projects through the Community Development Investment Fund
SubjectsCrisis intervention ; Drop-in centres ; Homeless people ; Homeless youth ; Housing ; Shelters
Block Update EmailsNo