|Record #: GBA0299||Last Modified: 05 Nov 2020||Last Full Update: 09 Dec 2019|
|Description (Service)||COVID-19 Response Due to concerns regarding COVID-19, the Hanover and Owen Sound offices are closed to the public. Staff are working to assist people via phone, text, email and Zoom. Call 519-371-9230 ext 5 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Provides assistance to adults and youth 16 and older across Grey and Bruce Counties 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 Bruce-Grey 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.
Also has an office in Hanover at 425 10th St, Unit 7. Drop in or contact the Owen Sound office for information.
|Public Comments||For help finding emergency housing in Bruce and Grey counties Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm, call YMCA at 519-371-9230 * For after hours help Mon-Sun 4:30 pm-10 pm, call Safe 'N Sound at 519-470-2222
During winter months (Dec 1, 2019-Mar 31, 2020): Mon-Sun 10 pm-8:30 am, call 211 to be referred to local police who will arrange for a voucher to stay overnight at a local hotel
Funds may be limited when housing assistance needs are high * contact office for status or to discuss alternate options
|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 ; Grey County|
|Eligibility||Ages: 16 year(s) and up
Call for information
|Application||Drop-in or call for information|
|Address and Location|
|Located In Community||Owen Sound|
|Address & Map||
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|
|Office Phone||519-371-9222 ext 5|
|Social Media|| Facebook: www.facebook.com/YMCAOSGB
|Primary Contact||Joan Chamney, Program Coordinator; Phone: 519-364-3163 ext 224|
|Primary Executive||Susan Seifert, Manager; Email: email@example.com|