Rent-Geared-to-Income and independent living units for seniors.
Service type: Housing & Homelessness, Seniors
Eligibility: Seniors 59+
Location: 1070 Queen St. E. , Toronto, ON
Delivery: In person
1070 Queen St. E., also known as Jack Layton Seniors Housing, offers independent living units for seniors 59+. This site is 100 per cent Rent-Geared-to-Income and has175 units with bachelor, one-bedroom and two-bedroom layouts. Residents have access to full-time housing workers for tenancy supports and communityprograms.
Assisted Living supports are available through the Assisted Living Program. Clients can be referred through the Home and Community Care Program, local hospitals or by informally by staff. Eligibility is determined through an assessment by the supervisor of the program will determine eligibility.
This site also includes three separate Cluster Housing areas for frail seniors, with shared living spaces and full-time assisted living services. Tenants in Cluster Housing and Assisted Living units receive support from WoodGreen’s Community Care Unit.
How you can support
Every gift makes a lasting difference in our community
Operated in partnership with Fife House, this site has 112 mixed units and offers supportive housing for Fife House clients living with HIV/AIDS and frail seniors receiving WoodGreen assisted living services. It also hosts an 11-unit transitional housing program for individuals living with HIV/AIDS and working toward permanent housing.
These programs offer individual, clinical supports to people aged 55 and older living with mental health and/or substance use issues, cognitive issues (i.e. dementia), frailty, and other psychogeriatric conditions related to the aging process.
A transitional housing program for men 55+ with a history of homelessness and mental health or addictions issues. We provide safe housing and wrap-around supports to help clients build new skills and recreate a sense of community.
In person, virtual, on the phone
Men 55+ who have experienced mental health or substance use issues, street involvement, homelessness and unstable housing