Boarding Homes

1. Habitat Services

  • Boarding homes and rooming houses are privately owned and offered to individuals with serious mental health issues through a contract with Habitat Services
  • On-site support services provided by Habitat Services or COTA, in addition to services offered by the home owners
  • Permanent accommodations for 931 adults available across 45 locations in Toronto

More Information:  416-537-2721 ext. 240   

2. Homes for Special Care

  • Residential homes licensed under the Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care
  • Long-term housing and 24-hour support and supervision for those with a psychiatric diagnosis who are unable to live on their own
  • 470 residential beds in 25 licensed homes (21 York Region, 3 in Peel Region, 1 in Toronto)
  • Tenants must be referred to the program

More Information: 416-535-8501 ext. 33439

3. Poverello Charities Ontario

  • Private room and board for long-term clients of mental health services
  • Residents prepare food for communal meals and share household chores
  • Four houses located on the same site
  • Tenants must be professionally referred to the program

More Information: 416-504-5019

4. Harmony House – Private Market Boarding Home

  • This facility is within a single detached house
  • 24 hour staff on site to support residents
  • Can accompany residents to medical appointments
  • Can supervise administration of prescription medications when needed
  • Three meals provided daily
  • Laundry, change of linens and room cleaning included
  • Close to TTC, Library, shopping, coffee shops, and churches
  • Rent is $800 per month(shared Room) or $850 per month (Single Room)
  • Phone to make a viewing appointment

More Information: 416-651-5666 or 416-782-2639

5. Kennedy Residence – Private Market Boarding Home

  • Personal care boarding home for men and women unable to care for themselves
  • Rent includes
  • utilities (Plus air conditioning)
  • 3 meals and a snack per day
  • 24-hour security with cameras in place
  • Staff or Community Care Access Centres can help with bathing, if necessary
  • Rent is $950 per month (Shared Room)
    • Single rooms available at no extra cost
  • Note: Some flexibility with last month’s rent
  • References are required; verbal is okay as long as potential tenant is connected to a community worker
  • An application is required

More Information: 416-299-3157

5. Personal Care Homes – Private Market Boarding Home

  • 24-hour supervision
  • Three meals per day, plus snacks (Meals provided by Can Health Non-Profit)
  • Smoking permitted outside
  • Rent is:
  • $850 per month (Shared Room)
  • $950 – $1050 per month (Single Room)

More Information: 416-875-1956

5. Private Lodging Home – Private Market Boarding Home

  • Lodging home for the elderly and/or people receiving ODSP
  • Three meals per day, plus snacks
  • Close to amenities including:
    • Laundry Facilities
    • TTC
    • Library
    • Shopping Centre
  • Recreational activities include games and movie night
  • Registered nurse and PSW are on site
  • No wheelchair access
  • Rent is:
    • $850 per month (shared room)
    • $900 – $1000 per month (single room)
  • Call to make a viewing appointment

More Information: 416-747-7600