Refugee Journey Especially Tough For Youth is a feature story in the Toronto Star about a former Matthew House teenage resident in a series entitled Migration: Flight of Their Lives, written by award-winning journalist Scott Simmie.  For frightened teen from Zimbabwe, Canada became a beacon of hope is another article by Scott Simmie featuring Dumo, a former unaccompanied teen refugee  and now an immigration lawyer who volunteers with Matthew House.

Everybody’s Children is a 2008 National Film Board of Canada documentary about two teenage refugees who arrive in Canada as unaccompanied minors, including a 16-year-old boy from Sierra Leone who is helped by Matthew House. ( It can be viewed online by clicking on the title icon above).

Video clip from the Divine Design show as Candice Olson and her team transform the living and dining rooms of our Dundas Street West house to make them warm, open and welcoming for residents.

Author Joey Clifton’s 2012 book, The Above Ground Railroad, The Story of the Matthew House Movement in Canada, details the founding, growth and expansion of  Matthew House from it's initial inception by our founder Anne Woolger and the subsequent opening of several similar homes across the nation inspired by the Matthew House Toronto model.


"I was a stranger and you welcomed me..." Matthew 25:35


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