Youth Housing

1.  Arrabon House (young women only)

Long-term group home residency/transitional apartments for young women who are experiencing family conflicts and/or are survivors of sexual or physical abuse.

  • Arrabon House
    • Aftercare and counselling provided
    • Group home for young women aged 13 – 18 years
    • Residents must attend school, be employed, and enroll in a training program while there
    • 24-hour support in a structured, home-like environment
    • Psychological assessment or more intensive therapy is available
  • Lanthier Place
    • Transitional co-op housing for young women aged 16 – 24 years
    • Three co-op apartments with 3 bedrooms each
  • Self and professional referrals are accepted

More Information: 416-536-7037

2.  Young Parent Resource Centres – Residential Programs for Pregnant or Parenting Youth

  • Residential treatment programs for female youth who are under 21 (under 19 preferred at Humewood House)
  • Residential Programs offer 24 hour staffing, individual and group counselling supports, prenatal and infant care, and case management
  • Three Toronto sites available:
    • Humewood House
    • Massey Centre
    • Rosalie Hall
  • Please Note: Young Parent Resource Centres are NOT emergency shelters
    • Intakes can take from 2-3 weeks, depending on availability of beds

More Information:

Humewood House

Phone Number: 416-651-5657

Massey Centre

Phone Number: 416-438-6880

Rosalie Hall

Phone Number: 416-438-6880

3.  LOFT Community Services Peer Support Housing

  • Beverley Lodge is a high-support group home with on-site staffing 24/7, serving at-risk young men, 18 and under
  • The Ingles Program offers youth addiction services and supportive housing to women are 16 – 26, in recovery from serious substance abuse. The program includes a continuum of housing options with high, medium and low support and specialized youth addiction case management.

More Information: 416-979-1994

3.  Youthlink Housing Co-ops

Youthlink Residence is a specialized group setting for young women who need intensive support. The program combines treatment for mental health concerns with life-skills training and emphasizes diversity and inclusiveness. Youth are required to attend school or have a job.

Youthlink has four houses in Toronto for youth aged 16 – 21 that offer safe, affordable housing and friendly, supportive atmosphere that helps youth to prepare to live independently. Residents may stay for periods up to 12 months and must be attending school or working during the day. Youth pay monthly rent and our youth worker helps them set and follow through on educational and/or employment goals.

  • Danforth and Pape Location
    • Female co-op with three beds close to Pape subway station
    • Rent is $355/month and includes cable TV and phone
    • This is an independent co-op (no live-in mentor).
  • Birchmount and St. Clair Location
    • Male co-op with four beds near Warden subway station
    • Rent is $355/month and includes utilities as well as cable TV and phone
    • Co-op is air-conditioned and offers a live-in mentor
  • Runnymede and Annette Location
    • Female co-op with six beds close to Runnymede subway station
    • Rent is $355/month and includes cable TV and phone
    • Co-op is air-conditioned and offers a live-in mentor
  • Queen East and Parliament Location
    • Female co-op with three beds a short walk to the Queen Streetcar
    • Rent is $355/month
    • Laundry Facilities are available
    • Co-op offers a live-in mentor

More Information: 416-967-1773