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For information on your rights as a tenant go to the Ontario Tenants Most Asked Questions and Answers page.

This is also a helpful list for those who are moving to St. Catharines, not just those looking for St. Catharines apartments.

St. Catharines apartments for rent, plus houses and condo rentals:

St. Catharines public housing, rent geared to income accomodations, and government benefits for the disadvantaged:

St. Catharines Tenants Associations:

City of St. Catharines - Government pages

Other St. Catharines Social Services, Agencies and Advocacy Groups (help and advice)

Legal Services


    • Niagara North Community Legal Assistance, 8 Church Street, St. Catharines, (905) 682-6635
    • Legal Aid Office, 110 James Street, Suite 302, St. Catharines, (905) 685-1012

    • Landlord and Tenant Board, (formerly the Ontario Rental Housing Tribunal,) Client Service Office, 301 St. Paul Street, St. Catharines, 1-888-332-3234

Emergencies: Fire, police, plus distress centres

    Fire: for emergencies call 911
    City of St. Catharines Fire Services, or for Fire Prevention and other non-urgent inquiries by telephone (905) 684-4311

    Niagara Regional Police Services: for emergencies and crimes in progress call 911
    For general and non-urgent inquires call (905) 688-4111

    Poison Information 416-813-5900 (TTY-only 416-597-0215)

    Distress Centres:

    • Distress Centre of Niagara (905) 688-3711
    • Niagara Child and Youth Services: Crisis Line 1-800-263-4944
    • Kids Helpline 1-800-668-6868
    • Parent Helpline 1-888-603-9100
    • Women's Place, crisis line (905) 684-8331

St. Catharines Foodbanks and emergency shelters

  • Salvation Army, Community Services Ministry, (provides some emergency food supplies) 406 Niagara St., (905) 935-4311
  • Resource Association for Teens - RAFT, (for youth only,) 172 Church St., (905) 984-4365

St. Catharines Hospitals and Healthcare

    Telehealth Ontario 1-866-797-0000 for health advice over the phone

    Niagara Health System, St. Catharines General, 142 Queenston Street, (905) 323-3100

    Doctor Search, a service provided by the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario



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General Reference

Places to visit on the site:
Ontario Tenants homepage         |       Residential Tenancies Act       |     Finding an apartment
Ontario Landlord and Tenant Q&A   |   Housing and poverty reports   |   Other housing links
Tenant rights and social justice     |     Renters muncipal issues     |     Rent Control
Apartment safety & security  | Tenant health: Toxic mould, cockroaches  | Consumer Information
Tenant association organizing   |    Utility costs: Ontario hydro, natural gas   |    Ontario MPP list