HomeShare Canada

Other Options

If you live in an area where there is no HomeShare priogram, you can make your own HomeShare match. Download the following resources:

You may also wish to explore other housing options such as:

  • Help Exchange: HelpX is an online listing of host organic farms, non-organic farms, farmstays, homestays, ranches, lodges, B&Bs, backpackers hostels and even sailing boats who invite volunteer helpers to stay with them short-term in exchange for food and accommodation.
  • is a site set up to promote fair exchange between budget travellers, language learners or culture seekers and families, individuals or organizations who are looking for help with a range of varied and interesting activities.
  • Read Lyndsay Green's book The Perfect Home for a Long Life: Housing Ourselves for the Future. Markham, ON: Thomas Allen Publishers (2013) for other ideas
  • Non-HomeShare* Co-housing: 

    * Homeshare is the exchange of services: housing for help in the home.