Contact Us

If you need help finding affordable housing in Toronto or York Region, here’s how you can contact the Housing Help Centre.

The Housing Help Centre - Head Office
205-2500 Lawrence Avenue East Scarborough, ON, M1P 2R7
Phone: 416-285-8070
Fax: 416-285-5410

Hours of Operation
Monday – Thursday: 8:30am – 4:30pm
Friday: 8:30am – 2:00pm

Markham Office
Phone: 416-317-3655

Thornhill and Georgina Office
Phone: 416-414-6779

Vaughan Office
Phone: 416-268-0654

Richmond Hill Office
Phone: 647-241-1237

Newmarket Office
Phone: 647-267-5319


Our Staff

S. Gopikrishna, Executive Director, Ext 308
Mary Francis, Office Manager, Ext 302

The City of Toronto

Ambi Sinnathambu, Supervisor, Housing Help & Settlement Programs, Ext 310
Cindy Wu, Settlement Counsellor, Ext 226
Fernando Chavez, Housing Counsellor, Ext 235
Jezreel Perez, Addiction & Concurrent Disorder Housing Counsellor, Ext 306
Jina Maghamez, Housing Help and Settlement Counsellor, Ext 309
Lovely Chowdhury, Housing Counselor, 305
Lu Ji, Landlord Recruiter, Ext 223
Marsha Smith-Johnson, Rent Bank Worker
Ramanie Ramasamy, Rent Bank Worker, Ext 303
Sheik Khan, Financial Literacy/OESP Worker, Ext 228
Shirley Cespedes, Administrative Assistant, Ext 300
Tahera Sharif, Housing Counsellor, Ext 212

Follow Up Supports – Streets to Homes

Pushpmit Bhatia – Supervisor, Follow-up Supports Streets to Homes, Ext 203
Passang Norbu, Follow-up Supports Streets to Homes, Ext 201
Meseret Bukune, Breakfast Coordinator, Ext 210
Saritha Mathew, Follow-up Supports Streets to Homes, Ext 205

York Region

Shahin Fazeli, Housing Help Supervisor/Project Coordinator, 647-407-9077 
Isabella Fong, Housing Counsellor, 416-317-3655
Mehrnoush Harirchian, Housing/Settlement Counsellor, 416-414-6779 
Soojeong (Rosa) Park, Housing Counsellor, 416-268-0654
Suzan Mousesian, Housing Counsellor, 647-267-5319

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