Group Name: Sojourn House – Support Groups for refugees


Description: Services include:

  • Short term Emergency shelter for separated youth, single men, women and families
    • information based counselling  in settlement process
    • help finding and securing housing
    • Referral to ESL, medical services and community supports
    • 24-hour supportive counselling
    • Community kitchen program with free meals
  • Transitional housing. A 2 year subsidized program to support refugees that have had difficulties with their transition and require longer term support
    • General supportive counseling
    • Assistance in securing housing
    • Support with all phases of the refugee determination process and landing processes
    • Assistance accessing educational programs including ESL courses, employment training and post-secondary programs
    • Coordination with external service providers
    • Community outreach
    • Orientation sessions and monthly tenant meetings
    • Building group activities and recreational programming
    • Volunteer peer-support program
    • Homework club, tutorial assistance and age appropriate recreational programs for children and youth
    • Food co-op for tenants where  they can purchase seasonal fresh fruit and vegetables  
    • Can buy low cost meals through the community kitchen     
  • Drop in services- drop in support and referral services for refugees  



Where: 101 Ontario Street, Toronto, ON M5A 2V2, Canada


Contact:  | | Phone Numbers: Shelter: 416-864-0515 |

Transitional Housing: 416-864-9900 | Administration: 416-864-9136

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