Homeless Connect: Free Services!

Homeless Connect Edmonton is an event that happens twice each year. The event provides free essential services to homeless and at-risk individuals on one day at the Shaw Conference Centre.   Services offered include: mental health assessments library services foot care haircuts immunizations pre-natal support dental care tax preparation laundry housing information employment and training services

Satellite House

Satellite House Our Goals… Provide safe, secure, interim housing for adult males; Assist them in addressing their basic needs and begin the stablization process; and Focus on harm reduction – realizing that everyone should be able to access safe permanent housing. Admission Criteria… Adult males experiencing homelessness who are willing to work with their Housing … Continue reading

The LOFT (Life Opportunities for Transition)

The John Howard Society’s LOFT program for youth offers: Semi-independent housing A shared living environment for 6 male youth Transition Support Workers who guide residents to learn the skills they will need to live independently. Opportunity to pay ‘rent’ that is saved for your transition to independent living. Assistance in transition to the community, including … Continue reading

Inner City Youth Housing Project (ICYHP)

Inner City Youth Housing Project (ICYHP) serves homeless youth ages 14 to 17 who may or may not have Children’s Services status and have no other viable and appropriate place to live. What kind of Home is offered? What youth does ICYHP accet? Who can live there? How do I contact ICYHP? ICYHP clients include but are not limited … Continue reading

Money for Rent

Alberta Municipal Affairs offers a Direct to Tenant Rent Supplement Program What is it?                                                                                                                                          A subsidy [MONEY for RENT] which is paid directly to an eligible tenant to assist with their rental costs; Delivered by local housing operators (management bodies) located in various areas throughout the province; Subsidy is based on the difference between … Continue reading

Haart House

HAART HOUSE endeavors to improve antiretroviral medication compliance amongst inner city residents living with HIV who are also facing issues such as poverty, homelessness, mental health, and addiction. HAART HOUSE provides a safe, comfortable, and non-judgmental environment where HIV patients can receive their medications, nutritious meals, and engage in friendly conversation and social activities with … Continue reading

SAY ‘APP’ – An APP Supporting and Assisting Homeless Youth

SAY is a free mobile APP that connects homeless youth with services and support anytime, anywhere. Supporting and Assisting Youth (SAY) is a free mobile app that connects homeless and street-involved youth with services and supports across Canada. It was designed by youth, through the CIHR funded project ‘Voices against Violence’ at Western University, in … Continue reading

MyHomeEd: Affordable Places to Live

homeEd provides affordable rental units including apartments and townhouses throughout Edmonton. Over 800 rental units are available including two- and three-bedroom townhouses and bachelor, one- and two-bedroom apartments. Accessible units for persons with disabilities or reduced mobility are also available on a limited basis. Ask about accessible, barrier-free units if you have special needs. Non-Profit … Continue reading

Capital Region Housing Corporation – Programs and Services

Click HERE to access information on Capital Region Housing Corporations’ programs and services, including: – Affordable Housing (helps people who need a lower rent, by offering rental suites that are below market rent.) –Community Housing Program (subsidized rental program. It provides housing to families and individuals who have a low or modest income.) –Direct Rent … Continue reading

City of Edmonton Housing Directory

The City of Edmonton publishes a HOUSING DIRECTORY The directory does not include all possible sources of subsidized or housing programs, but is a wide ranging resource including Seniors Housing, Shelters, and Cooperatives, Mental Health, and subsidized or supportive housing options for persons of all ages. Click HERE for more information.