Transitional Housing Program

The Transitional Housing Program provides safe, inclusive, transitional (temporary) housing to males/identify-as-males.

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What is it?

The Transitional Housing Program offers short-term, transitional housing to males/identify-as-males (18+). Rooms and meals are available at subsidized rates.

We accept referrals from Social Workers, Public and Mental Health professionals, Public Trustees, Correctional Services, AISH, all faith groups and self-referrals.

Program Expectations

Participants must be present in the facility for an intake assessment for official acceptance to the program.

Individuals with physical and/or mental health deficits must be able to live independently at low risk with minimal internal or external assistance.

We require proof of identification (government-issued photo).

Program participants must be willing to accept and follow program policies and sign the Service Agreement. This includes a willingness to:

  • Not use alcohol or illegal/illicit substances within the Centre, and not be intoxicated in or on the premises

  • Be able to safely manage two flights of stairs

  • Hand in all medications and/or prescriptions to staff for medication storage

  • Agree that the Salvation Army's designated pharmacy will be utilized to fill all prescriptions while in the program

  • Understand and accept that specialized diets cannot be accommodated

  • Agree to store all belongings in a locker (if residing in the dorm)

Program participants must be financially capable of paying for the accommodation fees and must keep their account current (paid up-to-date).

Participants will receive support accessing Social Services.

What is the housing setup?

Accommodation is available in either a dormitory or private room setting, all with shared bathroom facilities.

Dormitory Room: $13/day

Private room: $15/day

The following services are included in the accommodation fees:

  • Weekly fresh linen changes

  • Weekly room cleaning

  • Access to coin-operated washers/dryers

  • TV Lounge

  • Quiet Room

  • Library

  • Free computer access

There are two (2) meals a day available for purchase in our cafeteria 365 days a year:

Morning Coffee: 7:30 am (free)

Brunch: $5

Snack: 2:30 pm (free)

Dinner: $6

What is the program?

Service programs are based on a principle of respect for all persons. It is our believe that healing takes place when all aspects of one's situation are addressed through all resources available.

The Salvation Army believes in the holistic, compassionate care of our clients and staff. We recognize the inherent dignity of each person and we provide services that help individuals lead healthy, safe, and productive lives.

Our staff include:

  • 24-hour Front Line Support Staff

  • Transitional Specialists

  • Client Care Support Staff

  • Chaplains

  • On-site Nurse

  • Management Team

Assistance includes but is not limited to:

  • Housing searches

  • Employment Support

  • Social Services

  • Emotional and spiritual support where required

How do I apply?

For more information,

call, email, or download an application.