Empower Simcoe

Site: Midland - Elizabeth St

Service: Regional Housing Support Services

Record #: BAR1263
Last Modified: 31 Jan 2023
Last Full Update: 31 Jan 2023


Description (Service)

Housing Resource Centre to assist those looking for permanent housing, services include:

  • assistance with accessing funding for rent related expenses
  • assistance with accessing funding for utility related expenses. Intake provided in some areas
  • assistance with accessing funding for support services needed for individuals with a disability or mental illness who are unable to live independently without care, supervision and/or support
  • landlord/tenant mediation
  • referrals to community resources
  • maintaining a landlord registry
  • maintaining a housing registry of houses, townhouses, apartments, rooms and shared accommodation
  • assistance with applications for subsidized housing which must be forwarded by client
  • assistance with applications for Ontario Electricity Support Program (OESP)
  • Member of the Simcoe County Alliance to End Homelessness

Outreach Locations
Housing Access Workers also provide support through other community agencies

Service Details

Hours Office: by appointment Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm Drop-in:
Areas Served Beausoleil First Nation ; Coldwater ; Elmvale ; Midland ; Penetanguishene ; Tay ; Tiny - and surrounding area ; See catchment area map
  • Age Requirement: 16 yrs and up
  • Young adults and adults who are homeless or at risk of becoming homeless, low income or having a special need that affects ability to obtain or maintain adequate affordable housing
  • Call to make an appointment and to get an application form
  • Drop-in at Outreach Locations
  • Referral - social agency
  • Referral – self
  • Applications for heating assistance (electric or gas) are accepted from Oct-Apr
  • Landlord Partnership Program: fill out form on website by clicking here
Languages English
Fees None

Address and Location

Located In Community Midland
Address & Map
The Guesthouse Shelter and Community Hub
522 Elizabeth St
Midland, ON L4R 2A1
Intersection King St and Elizabeth St
Physical Access Not Accessible

Contact Information

Office Phone Regional Housing Support Services: 705-739-0485
Toll Free Phone 1-833-726-9082
E-Mail housingcalls@empowersimcoe.ca
Website https://empowersimcoe.ca/regional-housing-support-services/
Social Media Facebook Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/EmpowerSimcoe/
Instagram Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/empower_simcoe/
LinkedIn LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/empower-simcoe/
Twitter Twitter: https://twitter.com/EmpowerSimcoe
YouTube YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UClFRrDG7qsNUQ3AZxg-UuuQ
Primary Contact Kelly Erb, Regional Housing Supervisor; Phone: 705-726-9082 ext 2309; Email: kerb@empowersimcoe.ca
Alternate Contact Jamie Hall, Marketing and Communications Manager; Phone: 705-726-9082 ext 5280; Email: jhall@empowersimcoe.ca

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