Record #: GBA0299
Last Modified: 07 Oct 2022
Last Full Update: 29 Dec 2021


Description (Service)
COVID-19 Response:
Due to concerns regarding COVID-19, the Owen Sound office is closed to the public. Staff are working to assist people via phone, text, email and Zoom. Call 519-371-9230 ext 5 or email Limited in-person appointments are available by appointment - contact office.

Regular Service:
Provides assistance to adults and youth 16 years and older across in Bruce County who are homeless, at risk of homelessness or dealing with other housing issues. Assists people to maintain current living situations or find safe, affordable, long-term housing.

In situations of immediate need, works with people to help find emergency shelter in BruceCounty and then to create an action plan to find and maintain long-term sustainable housing.

Also offers assistance with Ontario Electricity Support Program (OESP) applications. Call reception and ask to make an appointment. You will then be informed which documents are required.

Holds educational seminars for landlords to learn about topics such as taxes, legal responsibilities or mortgage options.


Service Details

Public Comments

For After Hours Emergency Housing Support, call 2-1-1.

Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-12 noon, 1 pm-4:30 pm 
Call will be directed to an answering service 12 noon-1 pm
Areas Served Bruce County
Eligibility Ages: 16 year(s) and up 
Call for information.
Application Drop in or call for information.
Languages English
Fees None

Address and Location

Located In Community Owen Sound
Address & Map
Professional Centre
945 3rd Ave E, Suite 24
Owen Sound, ON N4K 2K8
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Intersection 3rd Ave and 10th St E
Physical Access Partially Accessible ; Wheelchair accessible washroom, assistance needed with door

Contact Information

Office Phone 519-371-9222 ext 5
Fax 519-371-9224
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Primary Contact Joan Chamney, Program Coordinator; Phone: 519-364-3163 ext 224
Primary Executive Susan Seifert, Manager; Email:

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