In partnership with Children’s Aid Foundation and HSBC, we created the Home Base Fund to support young people who are in the process of leaving the care system with urgent housing related needs.

What does it cover?

  • The first or last month’s rent to help secure a safe and affordable home.
  • Utilities or bills.
  • Home essentials.
  • Moving fees and emergency storage until housing can be secured.

* For rent and utility related requests, you must provide a letter from the landlord confirming the rent amount or copy of the most recent bill that is being paid.

Who is eligible?

  • Youth aged 16 – 26 who demonstrates financial need for housing related expense(s) and all other funding options have been exhausted.
  • Providing a clear indication on how the individual will benefit from this grant and proper documentation as a proof for meeting eligibility requirements upon requests.
  • Sending a thank you letter for the grant upon successful application.