Drop in and Lobby Program

We provide life skills development, recreational programs and mental and physical health and addictions groups and programs. We provide a respectful and fun environment where community members can connect with each other while enjoying themselves. 

The Lobby Program provides breakfast Monday to Friday at 9am and lunch Monday to Friday at 1pm, Tuesday is a bagged lunch with Foodbank.

Foodbank on Tuesday morning between 9-10am, which includes a bagged lunch.

Pet food Bank for cats and dogs on Wednesday from 10am-2pm.

Showers and Laundry services available Monday to Friday from 10am-2pm on a first come, first serve basis.

Harm reduction kits, personal hygiene items, clothing, winter/summer survival kits

Programs:

  • Open AA meeting – Monday 7-8 pm.
  • Guitar Group – Thursday 9:30-11am.
  • Grief Group – Thursday 3-4pm, limited individual counselling spots available upon request.
  • Women’s Seeking Safety Group – TBA
  • Meditation and Yoga – Monday 5-6:30pm.
  • Lending library and puzzle board – Monday to Friday 9am-2pm
  • Housing searches with Housing Worker support Monday to Friday 9am-2pm
  • Open computer time – Monday to Friday 9am-2pm
  • Life Skills Building groups – TBA
  • Science Group – Monday 10-11:30am
  • Art Therapy Group – TBA
  • Bingo – Thursday – 1-3pm
  • Streets to Trails – Monthly, stay tuned for next event
  • Community Outings – Monthly, stayed tuned for next event

Shared Care in partnership with CAMH, includes a Social Worker, Nurse and Physician (psychiatric assessments available upon referral) – Social Worker and Nurse – Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 9am-12pm. Physician – Friday 9:30am-4pm.

Harm Reduction Worker in partnership with South Riverdale CHC – Tuesday from 10am-2pm

ID Clinic in partnership with Neighbourhood Link – Friday from 10am-2pm (except every 3rd Friday of each month)

We also host free annual tax clinics. 

Volunteers and New Programs – We are always accepting applications for volunteers and open to considering new programs and ideas.

RELATED PROGRAMS


PROGRAM NAME DESCRIPTION LOCATION
1070 Queen Street East

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1119 Gerrard East

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137 Sears

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17 Renwick

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444 Logan

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53 Pape Avenue

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53 Pape
55 Pape

This location is a mixed unit site for single occupants and families.

55 Pape Avenue
570 Coxwell

This location has 11 bachelor units for single occupants.

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63 Pape Avenue

10 Unit shared living space for frail seniors in need of full-time support.

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650 Queen Street East

This location provides FSTH residents with safe, affordable housing and a wide range of support services.

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841 Queen Street East

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841 Queen
Homeward Bound Housing

Homeward Bound Housing includes two and three bedroom family units for single mother-led families.

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Housing Emergency Relocation Services

Emergency response, advocacy and housing relocation for individuals and families who have experienced housing emergencies, such as fire, flood, sewage back-up, developer relocation, illegal eviction.

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Housing Help Centre

Our Housing Help Centre provides assistance to individuals and families 16 years of age and older who require assistance with locating and securing, safe and affordable housing.

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Housing Support Service

Provide housing support services and long-term case management to the former residents of Tent City.

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Human and Pet Food Bank Contact for more information
ID Replacement Clinic Contact for more information
Shared Care Clinic Outreach Services Contact for more information
Wellesley Central Residence

The Wellesley Central Residences Inc is a mixed unit site with a total of 112 units with bachelor, one-bedroom and two-bedroom layouts. This site is 100 % Rent-Geared-to-Income and is designed to accommodate both seniors in need of moderate supports for daily living and people living with HIV/AIDS. This site also has an 11 unit Transitional Housing program for singles living with HIV/Aids in need of supports on the path to more permanent housing. WoodGreen provides supportive housing services to the senior population while FIFE House supports those living with HIV/AIDS. WoodGreen is also the property manager for all tenants in the entire building.

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