The Housing First model is a minimal barrier housing service specifically designed for individuals living with concurrent mental illness, addiction and other challenges.
Eligibility: 18 and over. Chronically homeless for more than one year.The Housing First Model emphasizes housing is a basic human right and aspires to change the practice of homeless services by providing individuals with immediate access to permanent independent housing without a precondition for psychiatric treatment, mental health intervention or treatment for addictions.
Persons 18 & over with a mental health issue or concern. Chronically homeless for more than one year.
Presently, referrals are received through the Thunder Bay District Social Services Administration Board (TBDSSAB) Emergency Hostel Outreach Workers and through the GAPPS Program.
Hours of Operation
Monday – Friday, 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.