Quick facts

Service type: Homeward Bound
Eligibility: Single mothers (19+) living in Oakville and Halton Region and facing multiple barriers, including unstable housing, precarious financial situation, and limited or no access to education and employment. Please find the full list of eligibility criteria below.
Delivery: In person and virtual
Fee: Free

Program description

Home Suite Hope supports low-income and underhoused single-parent families to stabilize and access long-term housing. The agency launched Homeward Bound Halton in 2015, adapting WoodGreen’s innovative model to serve a new region. This program provides wrap-around services supporting homeless or inadequately housed single mothers to earn college diplomas, start careers and achieve financial self-sufficiency.

Eligibility requirements

  • Single mothers (age 19+), living separately from partner/spouse
  • Risk and/or history of homelessness
  • Limited or no access to education and employment
  • Canadian citizen, landed immigrant, or Convention refugee
  • One referral (from shelter, clergy, social program, etc.)
  • Child(ren) are under 17 years and at least one child living with the mother
  • Maximum number of children is three
  • High school diploma preferred
  • Capable of reaching college readiness within 4 – 6 months
  • On or eligible for OW, ODSP or EI
  • Able to participate in a full-time program
  • No current criminal proceedings or addictions (one year sobriety)

Supporting resources

Learn more about Home Suite Hope and the Homeward Bound Halton program here.

How you can help

Contact Catherine Lucasan at clucasan@homesuitehope.org for details on volunteering and donating.

Ready to participate?



Please contact Home Suite Hope to apply.


To learn more, please contact:

Contact information

Catherine Lucasan

Program Coordinator, Home Suite Hope

(905) 339-2370 ext. 540

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