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Addiction Supportive Housing

Are you, or is someone you know, inadequately housed or at risk of becoming homeless?
Are you, or is someone you know, currently homeless?
Do you, or does someone you know, have problems with drugs or alcohol?

At ASYR we focus on you, not just the addiction. You are bigger than your addiction. You are not defined by your addiction.

Addictions Supportive Housing is for those who have chronic homelessness and problematic substance misuse issues. It is affordable housing that provides opportunities for individuals to stabilize and work to re-establish connections with the community.

ASH (Addiction Supportive Housing) is designed to improve the overall wellbeing of its participants. We work with you to identify the behaviours and barriers that relate to your substance use and develop an individualized treatment plan.

What we offer

  • Independent apartment living
  • Comprehensive and ongoing treatment plans
  • Access to an Addictions Outreach counsellor
  • Referrals to appropriate treatment services
  • Independent Living Skills training and support
  • Individualized assessments

To access this service:
Contact an Intake Coordinator at 905-841-7007 ext 322
or 1-800-263-2288 ext. 322
Monday 9am - 5pm
Tuesday - Thursday 9am - 7pm
Friday 9am - 4:30pm

The following groups can be accessed through the Addiction Supportive Housing:

Who We Help

We assist those who:

  • Have chronic problems with addictions or concurrent disorders
  • Are homeless, at risk of being homeless or are marginally housed
  • Unable to maintain housing without support
  • Want supportive housing
  • Have an income

How We Help

The ASH Program offers:

  • Help returning to sustained independent living
  • Help reducing the frequency of re-admissions to addictions programs
  • Help reducing contact with the criminal justice system
  • Help reducing repeated use of emergency and acute care systems

Where We Help

ASYR services all of York Region. Our offices can be found in:

  • Keswick
  • Aurora
  • Markham
  • Thornhill