1st Stop Woodlawn Residence

1st Stop Woodlawn is a warm, residential community of women and gender diverse people who share a beautiful building on a tree lined street in Rosedale. This historic building provides 72 private rental rooms for long-term accommodation. The building also houses a shelter and transitional housing for those who require additional support.

Living at 1st Stop Woodlawn means you are a part of a community of people who enjoy the large, open shared spaces, complimentary breakfast and lunch, a back yard patio, and easy access to shopping, TTC and entertainment.

Located in the Yonge and St. Clair area, the residence offers rooms for women and gender diverse people who have just arrived in Canada, employees working in the neighbourhood, university students, and many others who appreciate the safety and benefits of living in this YWCA Toronto building.

  • Private, furnished single rooms

  • Complimentary breakfast and lunch

  • Dinner meal tickets for $3.00 per meal

  • Recreational activities and trips

  • Card-operated laundry

  • Cafeteria, vending machines

  • Cooking facilities

  • Refrigerated food storage

  • 24-hour security, closed circuit cameras

  • Wifi

  • Air conditioning

Women and gender diverse people who want to live in an affordable, safe room in shared accommodation. Applicants must have status in Canada as a citizen, permanent resident or refugee claimant.

Housing Intake 
416.961.8787 x397

  • Rent starts at $617 inclusive per month
  • Tenants are responsible for their own television and cable
  • Free Wi-Fi

    **If emergency shelter is needed, click here for more information.**

  • Financial planning workshops

  • Crafting

  • Gardening

  • Cultural celebrations and events

  • Community kitchen

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