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

Shelter Services in Edmonton

People use shelter services for many reasons. Some are homeless, others are in the middle of a divorce, separation or domestic situation, others are new to Canada and have nowhere to stay. Others are fleeing situations of emotional, physical, or sexual abuse, neglect, or trauma.  Inform Alberta offers an up to date listing of SHELTER … Continue reading

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

Youth Empowerment and Support Services (YESS)

Formerly the Youth Emergency Shelter Society, YESS offers youth programming including: Short term shelter and housing referrals through NEXUS Programming and specialized services through the Armoury Resource Centre (ARC) One on one youth workers through MOSAIC Support for youth who have experienced neglect, abuse, or trauma through COMPASS A safe, supportive, longer-term home through Shanoa’s … 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

Housing Under $500 Per Month

Renting Spaces has an off-campus student housing listed on its website. Some of the listed apartments require a person to be a student. Other listed apartments do not require you to be a student: it depends on the landlord who owns the property. Be honest from the start about your student/non student status! You can … Continue reading

Community Mental Health Clinic

The Community Mental Health Clinic provides services to adults suffering from chronic and severe mental illness. 108 Street Building 3rd Floor 9942 108 Street NW Edmonton, Alberta T5K 2J5 780-342-7700 Serves Adults,18 to 64 years of age, suffering from chronic and severe mental illness. For children’s mental health services refer to the Children’s Mental Health … Continue reading