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Fife House

Contact Information
Office Phone 416-205-9888; Office: 416-205-9888
Fax 416-205-9919
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Agency Information
Description (Agency) Supportive housing and support services for people living with HIV/AIDS, including transitional and permanent shared housing
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Primary Executive Nadine Sookemany, Executive Director; Phone: 416-205-9888 ext 259; Email:
Description and Service Details
Description (Service) COVID19  Contact for details on available services, restrictions and safety measures; no visitor access to Fife House sites


?Supportive Housing Programs
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
  •  volunteer opportunities
Homeless Outreach Program (HOP)
Outreach for persons living with HIV/AIDS who are homeless
  • housing search and placement
  • eviction prevention
  • transitional supports
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); offers personal support, homemaking, coordination services

AIDS Bereavement and Resiliency Project of Ontario 
Training and consultation to AIDS service organizations

Ontario Harm Reduction Network (OHRN),
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

Residency Requirements: Greater Toronto Area
Application Call for information
Languages English
Fees Rent geared to income; fees for some program activities
Site Information
Located In Community Toronto
Address & Map
490 Sherbourne St
2nd Fl
Toronto, ON
Canada M4X 1K9
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Intersection Sherbourne St and Wellesley St E
Mailing Address 490 Sherbourne St 
2nd Fl 
Toronto, ON 
Canada M4X 1K9
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 ; 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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