Who is eligible for admission?

ReStart Halton Program

This program is available to single mums and dads. Single mothers or fathers who want to join the ReStart Halton program must be/have:

  • 19 years or older
  • Risk and/or history of homelessness
  • Canadian citizen, landed immigrant, or convention refugee
  • At least one child under 17 living at home
  • On or eligible for OW, ODSP, or EI
  • No current criminal proceedings or addictions (one year clean/sober)

Homeward Bound Halton Program

This program is available to single mothers. Single mothers who want to join the Homeward Bound Halton program must be/have:

  • 19 years or older single mother
  • Risk and/or history of homelessness
  • One referral (from shelter, clergy, social service program, etc.)
  • Canadian citizen, landed immigrant, or convention refugee
  • At least one child under 17 living with her
  • High school diploma preferred
  • Or capable of college-level academics within 3-4 months
  • On or eligible for OW, ODSP, or EI
  • No current criminal proceedings or addictions (one year clean/sober)
  • Able to commit to participating in a full-time skills development program