IMPORTANT NOTE

On Jan 12, 2021, the Ontario Government declared a State of Emergency and issued a stay-at-home order, which came into effect Jan 14, 2021 and will last until at least Feb 11, 2021

Services listed below may be impacted in response to increased restrictions. Please contact agencies or programs listed here prior to visiting in person in order to receive up to date information on services

Fife House

Contact Information
Office Phone 416-205-9888
Fax 416-205-9919
E-Mail info@fifehouse.org
Website www.fifehouse.org
Social Media Facebook Facebook: www.facebook.com/FifeHouse
Instagram Instagram: www.instagram.com/fife_house
Primary Contact Sam Katz, Director of Development and Communications; Phone: 416-205-9888 ext 241; Email: skatz@fifehouse.org
Agency Information
Description (Agency) Transitional and permanent shared housing * registered charity
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Primary Executive Andrea Tsuji, Interim Executive Director; Phone: 416-205-9888 ext 259; Email: atsuji@fifehouse.org
Description and Service Details
Description (Service) COVID-19 Some services and programs continue operation - contact for details, including restrictions and safety measures * no visitor access to Fife House sites

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Transitional and permanent shared housing * 24 hour support * maximum stay of 9 months in transitional housing * support services in one Toronto Community Housing Corporation apartment building * outreach program for homeless persons living with HIV/AIDS * volunteer opportunities

Addictions Supportive Housing (ASH Program) -- affordable housing and addictions case management for individuals who are homeless, have HIV/AIDS and significant substance abuse issues * in partnership with LOFT Community Services, McEwan Housing and Support Services (see separate entry)

Wellesley Central Residence -- bachelor, one and two bedroom apartments * 45 units * personal support, homemaking, coordination services

AIDS Bereavement and Resiliency Project of Ontario -- training and consultation to AIDS service organizations

Ontario Harm Reduction Network (OHRN), www.ohrn.org -- training, networking opportunities and consultation to service providers and agencies * The Outreach Network (TON) -- provincial network of front-line harm reduction workers
Hours COVID19 -- Some services and programs continue operation - contact for details, including restrictions and safety measures * no visitor access to Fife House sites * office -- Mon-Fri 9 am-5 pm
Areas Served Durham Region ; Halton Region ; Peel Region ; Toronto ; York Region
Boundaries Greater Toronto Area
Eligibility Adults living with HIV infection or AIDS, who require support
Application Call for information
Languages English
Fees Rent geared to income * fees for some program activities
Site Information
Located In Community Toronto Downtown Central
Address & Map
490 Sherbourne St, 2nd Fl
Toronto, ON M4X 1K9
 
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Intersection Sherbourne St and Wellesley St E
Physical Access Wheelchair accessible main entrance, assistance needed with door ; Barrier free washrooms ; Some accessible housing units ; Limited lot parking
Categories and Classification
HCSD Main Heading Housing / Shelter
HCSD Sub Heading Supportive Housing ; Transitional Housing
Service Categories Professional Skills Development Support ~ AIDS/HIV Issues ~ Death and Dying Issues ; Professional Skills Development Support ~ AIDS/HIV Issues ~ Substance Use Disorder Issues ; Street Outreach Programs ~ AIDS/HIV ; Supportive Housing for People with Disabilities ~ AIDS/HIV ; Supportive Housing for People with Disabilities ~ Substance Use Disorders ; Transitional Housing/Shelter ~ AIDS/HIV ; Volunteer Opportunities

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