John Howard Society of Durham Region

Housing Services

Residential Program:

This is a voluntary program operating out of two locations offering a safe, structured supportive housing environment where youth aged 16 and older have opportunities to learn the skills required to live successfully and independently in the community.

Individual Housing Support Services:
“Helping to prevent homelessness”

Provides assistance and support to individuals and families with securing affordable housing, eviction prevention, and landlord/tenant mediation. Services include: support and advocacy in dealing with the Landlord and Tenant Board, ID Clinic and assistance in preparing rental applications and other related documents.

Sex Trade Housing Support

The Sex Trade Housing Support program helps support male, female, and transgender individuals who are involved in the sex trade or occasionally trades sex for cash, shelter, etc., and who are homeless or at risk of homelessness to gain stable housing.