For youth ages 14-26 at-risk of or experiencing homelessness, a shelter is not always the best option. A better option would be a program in which people are in a supportive, safe, and comfortable environment.
This page includes important information about becoming a participant in the Host Homes: Click on each item of the list below to get redirected.
What can Host Homes, provide you with?
Basic needs (food, shelter, water...)
A private and safe room to sleep in
Access to amenities and laundry
A supportive adult in the home that can lend a listening ear or some advice.
With the stress of housing temporarily removed, you are able to focus on other needs and work towards more stable living situations. You meet with hosts and have the ability to choose whom you would like to live with. Giving you the choice to pick a family you feel comfortable with, making the environment that much more suitable for you.
Providing you with the opportunity to choose what you want to be working towards will encourage success. The program is designed with a focus on you: you set your own goals. The organization's role is to support you while the hosts' role is to provide basic needs and a listening ear.
Thought the program is designed to help you, as a guest in someone's home, it is important to know your rights and responsibilities.
How to participate in the Host Homes?
Youth Referral & Intake
Where are the Host Homes Providers located?
Click on the map in your province to get information about existing Host Homes Providers.