Northumberland County

Site: Cobourg - Courthouse Rd

Service: Community and Social Services - Shelter Benefit

Description (Service) The Shelter Benefit is available for anyone needing assistance with the following: 
* Last month rent deposit 
* Utility deposit - issued directly to the utility provider 
* Rental arrears to avoid eviction 
* Utility arrears to avoid disconnection or to reconnect 
* Moving costs 
* Bed bug treatment/eradication for home owners 
* Bed bug treatment for rental situation - assistance may be issued to cover the reasonable costs incurred by the tenants for bed bug treatment (including mattress covers and additional laundry costs) 
* Household items - reasonable costs to be considered for those who are leaving shelter services, discharge from the hospital, discharge from incarceration, or cases of separation where a person is establishing a new residence (i.e. pots, pans, dishes, cutlery, bedding, linen, etc)
Service Details
Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Areas Served Northumberland County
Eligibility Homeless or at risk of becoming homeless
Application To Apply:  
* Ontario Works recipients must contact their ongoing Caseworker 
* ODSP recipients must contact the Centralized Intake Unit  
* All other inquiries must contact the Centralized Intake Unit
Languages English
Fees None
Address and Location
Located In Community Cobourg
Address & Map
555 Courthouse Rd
Cobourg, ON K9A 5J6
Intersection Burnham St - Elgin St W
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Contact Information
Office Phone 905-372-6846 ext 2468
Toll Free Phone 1-800-354-7051 ext 2468
Fax 905-372-6701
Primary Contact Centralized Intake Unit; Phone: 905-372-6846 ext 2468 * 1-800-354-7051 ext 2468

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