After you get to Canada, you’ll need to find a temporary place to stay until you can rent or buy a home. One option is to stay at a hotel or hostel.
Learn more about hotels and hostels at Newcomers Canada.
You can also contact an immigrant-serving organization in the city or town where you plan to settle. Ask if there is temporary housing for newcomers and how much it costs.
We help refugees find temporary housing as part of the Resettlement Assistance Program.
The Toronto Shelter Network is made of Toronto’s shelter providers. They support emergency shelters across Toronto to more effectively meet the needs of people experiencing homelessness.
TORONTO’S EMERGENCY SHELTERS
Shelters are open Monday to Sunday, 24 hours unless otherwise noted. The preferred way to access shelter is to call 311 or…
Central Intake 416-338-4766 or Toll free 1-877-338-3398.
During the winter, the City finds Out of the Cold programs which are operated by volunteers and coordinated through Dixon Hall.
Welcome to Canada
If you’re new to Canada and looking for a safe and affordable home, Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC) can help.
Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC) offers information in many languages on renting and buying apartments and houses. They can also help you plan for and manage a mortgage.
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