Simcoe County, Corporation of

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Service: Housing Retention Program - Simcoe County

Description (Service) Assists with first/last month's rent and moving/storing expenses. Will assist with rental and mortgage arrears when the individuals has been issued a N-4 and is facing eviction. Will also assist with utility arrears including hydro, gas,oil, wood and water - must have a disconnection note.
A combined maximum of $1,200 for eligible singles/couples and $2,000 for eligible families in a 24-month period may be available. 
Requests for financial assistance will be considered based on individual circumstance and available funding. 
For individuals in receipt of Ontario Works or Ontario Disability Support, applications can be completed over the phone through their local Ontario Works office. 
Service Details
Hours Mon-Fri 8 am-5 pm
Areas Served Simcoe County
Boundaries Simcoe County
Eligibility Low income including CPP, EI, WSIB recipients, working individuals.  
For specific eligibilty criteria, see the Housing Retention Program Guidlines
Application Interested applicants can call. An Information sheet will be provided to the applicant (either via e-mail or verbally) with the information that is required for the application.  
When the applicant has gathered the required information, they can call back and complete the application with an attendant over the phone.  
On completing the application, the applicant will be required to submit any verification required (i.e. 30 day bank statements, N-4, notice of disconnection etc.).  
Once that information is received, a caseworker will call the applicant to finish application and determine eligibility.  
If an applicant requires the support to complete any part the application (i.e. support from a community agency), consent will need to be provided by the applicant in order to do so.
Languages English
Fees None
Address and Location
Located In Community Simcoe County
Address & Map
Simcoe County, ON
Physical Access Not Applicable
Contact Information
Office Phone 705-722-3132 ext 1833

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