Frequently Asked Questions


How long does it take to get into Journey House?

The waiting period varies depending on how many people are on the waiting list. The average wait time is three to six months.

How many people live in one house?

Including the live-in facilitator, there are five people that live in one Journey House residence.

Do I get my own room?

Yes, every resident at Journey House has their own private room.

Do you have a COVID-19 policy?

Yes, Journey House has a COVID-19 policy with daily screening and procedures that follow the Ottawa Public Health guidelines.

Can I bring my pet?

Small pets like hamsters and fish are allowed at Journey House. Unfortunately, due to allergies and phobias, larger pets like cats and dogs are not allowed.

How much does it cost?

The rent for Journey House is $700 per month. The cost for support is $175 per month. If you pitch in on groceries we can buy food in bulk. We ask that you contribute $125 per month for food. This totals $1000 per month.

Do I have chores?

Yes, it is the responsibility of the each resident to do light chores, in order to keep the household clean and functioning.

Is there a curfew?

No, there is not a curfew. We do ask that if a resident is going to be out late that they let us know where they are and when to expect them home.

Who does the laundry?

It is the responsibilty of each resident to do their own laundry. If you need help, we can teach you how.

How Do I Get Started?

Complete an Application

Complete the online application and submit it so we can connect with you.

Book an Intake

The intake meetings are scheduled on your own time, in your home.


Once excepted into the Journey House program, just relax. We’ll start looking for your new home.

Contact Us

Journey House intakes are managed by Destiny's Way Support Services.

Please reach out to us by completing the form below.


38 Auriga Drive Suite 200
Ottawa ON K2E 8A5