Northumberland County

Site: Cobourg - Courthouse Rd

Service: Community and Social Services - Shelter Benefit

Description (Service) COVID19 Applications by phone or can be left in drop box outside the main entry doors. 
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 COVID19 Office is open. Residents, clients, tenants and community partners are encouraged to postpone non-essential visits to the office 
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 and 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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