Quick facts

Service type: Housing & Homelessness
Eligibility: Individuals and families residing in Toronto and experiencing housing emergencies, such as fire, flood, sewage back up, developer relocation and illegal eviction
Delivery: Drop in, by phone, in-person appointment, in the community
Fee: Free
Partners: City of Toronto, Red Cross

Program description

WoodGreen provides support to individuals and families experiencing housing emergencies, such as fire, flood or sewage back up. Following the initial 72-hour period of assistance provided by the Red Cross, our housing workers can assist with storage of belongings, housing searches, advocacy and applications for income support programs and food cards. We also advocate for clients facing illegal evictions and developer relocation, working in tandem with local legal clinics. Additional support includes the creation of tenant associations and delivery of Town Hall meetings.

 

Our team can accompany clients to unit viewings and landlord meetings and support with transportation. We also provide clients with follow-up and case management support to ensure stabilization, reduce isolation, increase community connectedness and promote landlord and tenant relationships. Housing workers have direct access to housing allowances on a case-by-case basis.

Location

 

650 Queen St. E.

Toronto, ON

M4M 1G5

How you can help

Donations are graciously accepted through the WoodGreen Foundation.

Ready to participate?

Registration

 

Drop in or contact us by phone, email or mail to schedule an appointment.

Contact information

Kristina Wolfe

Program Assistant, Housing & Homelessness Services

(416) 645-6000 ext. 2500
kwolfe@woodgreen.org

Hours

Monday, Wednesday and Friday: 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.

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