Eva’s Phoenix is a 50-bed transitional housing facility for youth aged 16-24. Eva’s prioritizes stabilizing housing for youth who are precariously housed and/or experiencing homeless. Young people develop critical skills to live inter-dependently through caring, individual support, workshops, and hands-on programs.
Eva’s Phoenix is an award-winning transitional housing and employment training facility for youth experiencing homelessness. It’s located in downtown Toronto.
Are a young person, aged 16 to 24 years old
Are experiencing homeless, at risk of being homeless, or precariously housed
Are working on, or ready to work on, securing income from employment and/or social services (e.g. OW, ODSP, CAS)
Are working on, or ready to develop and work on, goals related to employment, career and/or education
Are working on, or ready to develop and work on, life skills such as healthy relationships with family and friends, self- care, cooking, housekeeping, and financial literacy
Are working on, or ready to work on, becoming and staying mentally and physically healthy
Are working on, or ready to work on, developing your support system including supports from your community, family members, and friends
Are thinking about, or ready to think about, your next step(s) for housing after your Phoenix experience
Each resident will:
Save 30% or more of your gross income, for housing post-Phoenix and other goals
Live in a townhouse with 3 to 5 other young people
Participate in weekly chores, twice monthly house meetings, and monthly deep cleans
Participate in employment and/or education programs and opportunities
Have your own bedroom, with a shared kitchen and bathroom
Participate in life skills and financial literacy workshops and opportunities
Respect rules and expectations including Health and Safety requirements, chores, guests, and authorized overnights
Meet twice a week with a case manager
At Eva’s Phoenix, 50 young people live in 10 shared townhouse-style units. They get their own bedroom with a key and access to shared spaces such as bathrooms, kitchens, and study areas. While there, young people develop critical skills to live independently through caring individual support, workshops, and hands-on programs.
Apply to Live at Eva’s Phoenix
Want to apply to live at Eva’s Phoenix? If you are a young person working with a youth organization/agency, you can ask them to help you fill out and submit this application form. You can also fill out and send it in on your own.