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Frequently asked questions

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Who would live here?

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People who apply to live at The Junction need to meet eligibility requirements around income, homelessness and required supports and programming. Residents are low-income adults over the age of 19 who live in the community, have a history of homelessness and who need additional support services to maintain housing. All supportive housing residents have made a choice to work towards living a healthy, stable life.

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What is included in the rent?

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The rent includes use of the fully furnished suite, electricity, Wi-Fi, and laundry room. Staff are onsite 24/7 to support residents. Light breakfast and dinner are provided daily.

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How big are the suites?

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They are small, self-contained studio suites, with a living room/sleeping space, a separate washroom, and kitchenette. The Junction residents have access to shared amenity spaces.

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What are the rules?

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Residents sign a program agreement around expectations.

There is no curfew for residents.

No drugs or alcohol are allowed in common areas.

No smoking inside the suites and other parts of the building.

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What kind of help do you get?

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The help you get depends on your needs and goals while at The Junction. Supports would include an outreach worker, wellness checks, life skills training, employment assistance, connection and referral to community services and support groups.

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How long can you stay at The Junction?

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It depends on how long you need.

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Who are the staff?

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A minimum of two staff are onsite 24/7 to support staff, manage the building, and be available to respond in a timely manner to any concerns that arise. During daytime hours, there would be a manager, building/grounds maintenance staff, cook, and additional supports from other partners providing specialized services.

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