York Region is known as a rapidly growing community with an affluent population. The fact is, many living here struggle to keep up. York Region works with other levels of government and various partners to provide support to those in need. Assistance is available through programs for housing, health, childcare, eldercare and more.
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Find emergency housing
If you or someone you know is experiencing homelessness or fleeing an abusive situation, an emergency housing facility can provide temporary housing and wraparound supports.Learn More About Emergency Housing
Get help paying for child care
York Region helps make child care more affordable for families with low and moderate income, by offering a Child Care Fee Subsidy.Learn More About Child Care Subsidy
Find an employment resource centre
York Region residents can visit an Employment Resource Centre to use computers, phones and other resources like Job Search Handbook to apply for jobs across York Region.Learn More About Community Resource Centres