Housing Options for Older Adults

Housing supports for older adults who need long term housing.

St. Matthew's House, Housing Outreach Preventing Eviction for Seniors

Phone:
Work: 905-523-5546 x231
Fax Number: 905-523-5553
Contact:
Heather Campbell, Supervisor, Social Services
Email: Web: Address:
414 Barton St E, Hamilton, ON L8L 2Y3, Canada
Hours:
Cost:
None
Who can access this service:
How to apply:

Contact for information.

Program assists seniors who are homeless or at risk of homelessness find safe, sustainable housing and assists to identify services that result in faster housing placement and more stabilized housing. Ongoing case management is offered to individuals for up to 12 months after they have been housed. 

Neighbourhood Model for Seniors at Risk, St. Joseph's Home Care

Phone: Contact:
Annette Simpson, Manager of Assisted Living Program
Email: Web: Address:
350 King St E, Hamilton, ON L8N 3Y3, Canada
Hours:
Cost:
Service
fees vary, contact for details
Who can access this service:

Clients must be able to direct and participate in their own care and require personal care assistance/support for daily living activities. Only available to those already living at CityHousing Hamilton Senior's Apartments, First Place Hamilton, or in the adjacent neighbourhood (Ferguson to Emerald/Cannon to King).
 

How to apply:

Contact for information.

Aims to support seniors at risk through a neighbourhood model of personal care. Services provided include: bathing, medication assistance, housekeeping, crisis intervention, social and wellness programs etc. A team of on-site Personal Support Workers and home cleaners are in the building Monday to Friday 7 am to 7 pm and are available to help residents on a scheduled or as-needed basis. Operated as a collaborative project involving CityHousing Hamilton, Catholic Family Services, and St. Joseph's Home Care.

 

Seniors Centre, Heritage Green Retirement Complex

Phone:
Contact:
Scott Kozachenko, Administrator
Email:
Web: Address:
353 Isaac Brock Dr, Stoney Creek, ON L8J 2J3, Canada
Hours:
Mon-Sun
24 hours
Cost:
Service
Rental rates are as directed by the City of Hamilton, contact for details
Who can access this service:

Open to individuals with disabilities or adults 59 years of age or older.

 

How to apply:

Call for information.

Seniors' apartment building offering one and two bedroom apartments as well as apartments suitable for individuals with disabilities. 

 

Urban Native Housing Program

Phone: Contact:
Jessica Smith, Property Manager
Email: Web: Address:
42 Mary St, Hamilton, ON L8R 3M9, Canada
Hours:
Hours vary, contact for details
Cost:
Service
Rent geared to income housing units as well as some market rate units
Who can access this service:

Indigenous individuals and families living in Hamilton who are homeless or on a low income. Some complexes have additional eligibility criteria based on age and gender of applicants. Contact for more details.

How to apply:

Contact for information.

Operates affordable housing complexes and support services for Indigenous people in the City of Hamilton.

Assisted Living Residential Services

Phone:
:
Contact:
Email:
Web:
Address:
60 West Avenue S, Hamilton, ON L8N 2S3, Canada
Hours:
Mon-Sun
24 hours
Cost:
Service
fully subsidized or privately insured rooms available
Who can access this service:

Adults who are independent or need only minor assistance.

How to apply:

Contact the site to book a tour or for information about joining the waiting list.

Residential facilities that offer personal care and individual attention for older adults, people with disabilities, those with limited incomes or other populations whose limitations prevent them from living alone.

At Your Senior Service

Phone:
Contact:
Email: Web: Address:
Hours:
Mon-Sun
9 am-8 pm
Cost:
Service
Fees vary according to service and level of care provided.  Contact for details.
Who can access this service:

Services designed to support seniors and their caregivers

How to apply:

Contact to register

Provides support services by qualified professionals that improve the quality of life for seniors.  Hourly, weekend, short term, long term, and respite care available.  Staff are properly screened, fully licensed and insured.  Services include:

Personal care

  • Exercise and range of motion
  • Transferring
  • Feeding

Companion care

  • Fall prevention
  • Medication reminders
  • Meal preparation
  • Light housekeeping
  • Shopping and errands
  • Laundry

Specialty care

  • Alzheimer's
  • Dimentia
  • Parkinson's Disease
  • Multiple Sclerosis
  • Hip Replacement
  • Stroke

Ontario Retirement Communities Association Home Listings

Phone:
Toll-Free Number: 1-888-263-5556
Contact:
Email: Web: Address:
Hours:
Mon-Sun
24 hours
Cost:
None
no fees for use of the list
Who can access this service:

Open to all.

How to apply:

No application required to view the list.

Contact each retirement home for details about applying as a resident.

An online retirement home finder tool maintained by the Ontario Retirement Communities Association.

Retirement Homes Regulatory Authority Home Listings

Phone:
Toll-Free Number: 1-855-275-7472
Contact:
Email: Web: Address:
Hours:
Mon-Sun
24 hours
Cost:
None
no fees for use of the list
Who can access this service:

Open to all.

How to apply:

No application required to view the list.

Contact each retirement home for details about applying as a resident.

An online retirement home finder tool maintained by the Retirement Homes Regulatory Authority

Residential Care Facilities Subsidy Program

Phone:
Work: 905-546-2424 x2225
Contact:
Email:
Web: Address:
71 Main St W, Hamilton, ON L8P 4Y5, Canada
Hours:
Cost:
None
Who can access this service:

To qualify for the RCF Subsidy program an individual must:

  • be 18 years of age or older
  • meet established asset and income criteria
  • be able to maintain personal mobility at the time of admission
  • require assistance with identified activities of daily living

All potential residents will be assessed by a qualified health professional as to their eligibility for a given facility prior to admission.

How to apply:

Contact for information.

The Residential Care Subsidy Program aims to prevent homelessness by providing for safe and affordable supported housing in a communal setting for people who require assistance with the daily activities of life.

Offers choices of housing with support options for people who would otherwise be homeless, inappropriately housed in institutions and/or shelters, or inadequately supported in other settings.

Funding is connected to individual residents on a per day basis