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 Housing Assistance

Name of Organization: Office municipale d’habitation de Montréal (OMHM)

Type: Government

Phone: 514-872-6442 or 514-868-5588

Web: www.omhm.qc.ca

Serviceshelp to find: low cost and affordable housing, adapted housing and low cost senior housing
*must apply and meet eligibility criteria.



Name of Organization: Société d’habitation Québec  (SHQ)

Type: Government

Phone: 1-800-463-4315

Website: http://www.habitation.gouv.qc.ca/

Services: Help to find low income/ affordable/CO-OP housing for families, seniors and those living alone


Name of Organization: Fédération des coopératives d’habitation intermunicipale de Montréal

Type: Non-profit

Phone: 514-843-6929

E-mail: info@fechimm.coop

Website: www.fechimm.coop                                                                                                                                                                                               
Services: Helps to find co-op housing in Montreal area
 *co-op housing means suitable and affordable housing that is run democratically by all tenants*



Name of Organization: Centre Lucie-Bruneau- Service Info Logement

Type: Government

Phone: 514-527-4527

Email: info@luciebruneau.qc.ca

Website: www.luciebruneau.qc.ca

ServicesHelps to find accessible apartments for people with a handicap



Name of Organization: Santé Montréal (seniors)

Type: Government

Phone: 514-286-6500

Website: http://www.santemontreal.qc.ca/en/search-for-an-address/keywords/?motcle=0422

Services: For a complete list of certified private residences for seniors (CSSS de l’Ouest de L’ile)

*To be referred to a long term care facility, please call your local CLSC

*Dorval/Lachine: 514-639-0650

*Lac St-Louis: 514-697-4110

*Pierrefonds: 514-626-2572

For more information about housing options for seniors, please consult our Seniors Resource Guide 2014

Housing Assistance – Mental Health

For information about housing options for people with mental illness, please consult the following link

Housing Consultants for seniors

Name of Organization: Gerontologis

Address: 132 Evergreen Dr., Beaconsfield, QC, H9W 2A2

Type: Private

Phone: 514-695-5454

Website: www.gerontologis.com

ServicesFree service to seniors and family members in search of appropriate housing, includes evaluation of needs, accompaniment to senior residences and follow-up


Name of Organization: Activiva

Type: Private

Address: 291 Tait, Montreal, QC, H4M 2K4

Phone: 514-441-3518

Website: www.activiva.ca

ServicesLodging consultants specializing in relocating seniors from home to senior residence


Name of Organization: Helping Seniors

Type: Private

Phone: 514-748-7485

E-mail: info@HelpingSeniors.ca

Website: www.helpingseniors.ca

ServicesCertified real estate brokers specializing in helping seniors and their families find a private residence. Free service


Name of Organization:  Visa Vie

Type: Private

Address: 443, Fleury Est, office 300, Montréal, QC, H2C 1R9

Phone: 514- 383-3383

E-mail: demande@visavie.com

Website: www.visavie.com

Services: Free referral service for seniors and retirees looking for housing


Name of Organization: Orientation des personnes agées hébergement Québec (OPAHQ)

Type: Private

Phone: 514-990-8841

E-mail: opahq@sympatico.ca

Website: www.opahq.com

Services: Free service, comprising of nurses and counsellors that evaluate and refer seniors to appropriate housing according to their needs


Housing Rights

Name of Organization: Arnold Bennett Tenants’ Rights Hotline and Walk-in Clinic

Type: Non-Profit


#2-6462 Sherbrooke Ouest (corner Cavendish) (Sat. 10:30am-1:00pm) ;

#514-1440 Stanley, (Sun 10:30am-1:00pm)

Phone: 514-488-0412 or 514-990-0190 (Mon-Fri 9am-9pm)

Email: teninsorm@videotron.ca

Services: Offers legal help to tenants.


Name of Organization: Project Genesis

Address: 4735 Côte-Ste-Catherine, Montréal, QC, H3W 1M1

Type: Non-Profit

Phone: 514-738-2036

Fax: 514-738-6385

Services: First come first serve Drop-in centre that offers free and bilingual legal information, advocacy and support in housing.



Name of Organization: Régie du Logement

Type: Government

Phone: 514-873-2245

Services: Information about tenant and landlord rights and obligations



Name of Organization:  West Island Citizen Advocacy

Type: Non-Profit

Phone: 514-694-5850

Email: wica@qc.aibn.com

Website: http://volunteerwica.com/

Services: Defense of housing rights for seniors in the West Island



Name of Organization: Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation

Type: Government

Phone: 514- 283-2222

Website: www.cmhc-schl.gc.ca

Services: Information on renting a home or apartment in Québec. Please refer to the following link:

Housing Programs

Name of Organization: Shelter Allowance

Address: Complexe Desjardins, Tour Nord, basilaire 1, 150, rue Sainte-Catherine Ouest, Montréal

Type: Government-Provincial

Phone: 514 864-6299

Website: http://www.revenuquebec.ca/en/default.aspx

Clientele: Seniors

Services: Program that provides financial assistance to low-income households and individuals 53 years and over.


Name of Organization: Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation

Address: 1100 René-Lévesque West, 1st Floor, Montréal, Quebec, H3B 5J7

Type: Government

Phone: 514-283-2222

Website:  http://www.cmhc-schl.gc.ca/en/corp/about/index.cfm

Clientele: Seniors

Services:  Program that provides financial assistance for minor apartment adaptations such as hand rails or grab bars.


Name of Organization: Residential Adaptation Assistance Program

Address: 500, boul. René-Lévesque Ouest, 5e étage, Montréal (Québec) H2Z 1W7

Type: Government

Phone: 1-800-463-4315

E-mail: infoshq@shq.gouv.qc.ca

Website:  http://www.habitation.gouv.qc.ca/accueil.html

Clientele: People with a disability

Services:  Program that provides financial assistance for people with disabilities to cover some costs of adapting their homes and making them accessible.


Name of Organization: Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation

Address: 1100 René-Lévesque West, 1st Floor, Montréal, Quebec, H3B 5J7

Type: Government

Phone: 514-283-2222

Website:  http://www.cmhc-schl.gc.ca/en/corp/about/index.cfm

Clientele: People with a disability

Services: Program that provides financial assistance to homeowners and landlords to pay for accessibility modifications made to their property for a person with a disability.


Name of Organization: Home Adaptation for Seniors Independence

Address: 303, Notre-Dame East, 4th floor, Montréal, QC, H2Y 3Y8

Type: Government

Phone: 514-872-6233

Website:  www.habitation.gouv.qc.ca

Clientele: All handicapped persons or low-income seniors aged 65 +who find it difficult to perform everyday tasks

Services: Helps financially residential owners to make minor adaptations to their homes or apartments