Fife House

Contact Information
Office Phone 416-205-9888
Fax 416-205-9919
Primary Contact Sam Katz, Director of Development and Communications; Phone: 416-205-9888 ext 241; Email:
Agency Information
Description (Agency) Transitional and permanent shared housing * registered charity
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Primary Executive Michael Blair, Executive Director; Email:
Description and Service Details
Description (Service) Transitional and permanent shared housing * 24 hour support * maximum stay in transitional housing is 9 months * 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 HIV and Substance Use Training Program (OHSUTP) -- training and consultation to substance use/addiction service agencies in Ontario * research
Hours 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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