Description (Service) The Homelessness Initiative seeks to: 
* ensure that homeless people and those at risk of homelessness are provided longer-term housing solutions, shelter and support and prevention services. 
* increase strategic engagement of partners and improved coordination and delivery of services. 
* increase knowledge to support better informed policies, investment decision making and provision of services. 
Assistance available to individuals includes: 
* advocacy with Ontario Works, ODSP, service agencies and other sources of support 
* assessment and referral to determine what the individuals situation is, what is necessary to ensure shelter and which agencies may provide suitable assistance 
* a variety of assistance is available to help ensure housing is retained if it is in jeopardy of being lost, including possible financial assistance for needed services such as hydro and heating. Financial assistance is based on client need and is only accessible once. 
* possible emergency shelter is available such as hotel chits. 
*Food security assistance 
Service Details
Hours Mon-Thu 8:30 am-4:30 pm, Fri 8:30 am-4 pm
Dates Year round
Areas Served Simcoe North
Eligibility Urban Indigenous peoples
Application Call for information
Languages English ; Ojibway - Programs, formal
Fees None
Address and Location
Located In Community Midland
Address & Map
175 Yonge St
Midland, ON L4R 2A7
Intersection Yonge St and William St
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Contact Information
Office Phone 705-526-5589
Fax 705-526-7662
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Primary Contact Nickee Wakelin, Urban Indigenous Outreach Program Coordinator, Georgian Bay Native Friendship Centre; Phone: 705-526-5589 ext 227; Email:
Alternate Contact Phone: ext 238

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