How are you different from other affordable housing organizations?

Indwell has a unique mix of core competencies. We are experienced landlords, providing high-quality and affordable rental apartments. We also provide professional supports to all tenants tailored to their needs, empowering their health, wellness, and sense of belonging. And we are developers  —  of real estate, new program models, and community housing solutions so desperately needed. Whether … Read more

How do you decide to move into a new community?

Many communities have deep needs around affordable housing and homelessness. As our tenants and programs find success, many new communities are inviting us to help them create local solutions. We know new programs are possible when four things align: community support, health care, municipal staff support, and political support. Community support is grassroots: individuals and … Read more

Why do you have so many projects on the go?

There is tremendous need  —  at any given time, there are over 2,000 people on the waitlist for quality affordable housing with supports, and more contact us every day  —  and we feel called to support those who are marginalized. Over the years we’ve developed a model that works: a range of supportive housing to … Read more

What does “Indwell” mean?

Indwell is an old English word meaning to “inhabit” or to “dwell in.” Christians use the word “indwell” to reference the change they observe in themselves when the Holy Spirit lives in them, and they become more like Jesus in their actions, desires, and their consideration for others. The name also references homes (dwellings) and … Read more

How many employees do you have? What kind of roles do they have?

As of  , we have employees; nearly % are full-time. The majority of our team members are program staff, in roles such as Housing Support, Addiction Support, Nurses, Food Security, and Program Manager. The Resource Centre in Hamilton includes functions such as finance, planning and building development, building maintenance, community engagement, fundraising, human resources, and … Read more

What is your legal status?

Indwell is a registered Canadian charity. We are governed by a volunteer Board of Directors with expertise in a range of skills. Indwell is accredited with the Canadian Council of Christian Charities and has a five-star rating from Charity Intelligence.

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