Egale Human Rights Trust Renovations (257 Dundas St E) - $300,000 investment

Toronto’s first transitional and emergency housing program for LGBTQ2S youth, has now been established at 257 Dundas St. East. Section 37 funds provided an essential investment, allowing this TCHC-owned building to be renovated and retrofitted. In 2013, the Toronto Street Needs Assessment report found that 21 percent of respondents residing in youth shelters identified as part of the LGBTQ2S community This number represents more than twice the overall rate of the total homeless population. The new facility, when completed, will provide 30 needed spaces for homeless LGBTQ2S youth.

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