United Way Perth-Huron

Site: No Physical Address - Perth County

Service: Urgent Needs Fund

Description
Description (Service) A discretionary fund available to provide individuals in Perth and Huron experiencing or at-risk of poverty emergency financial assistance with modest one-time grants to address basic needs including:
  • food security (e.g. grocery gift card, baby food, etc.);
  • transportation (e.g. gas gift card, taxi voucher, bus ticket, medical transportation, etc.);
  • basic needs (e.g. clothing, cleaning supplies, personal hygiene supplies, footwear, etc.) including delivery of items;
  • employment readiness (e.g. professional clothing, professional development opportunities, workshops, training certificate, etc.);
  • social integration (e.g. access to a cellphone or phone cards, computer rentals, etc.);
  • health and wellness (e.g. medication, emergency dental, eyeglasses, etc.);
  • housing start-up costs (e.g. furniture, kitchen supplies, bedding, mattress, etc.);
  • child care;
  • family supports (e.g. parenting courses, educational resources and supplies for children/youth);
  • personal Identification (e.g. birth certificate, health card, SIN, driver's license);
  • student assistance for elementary and high school students (books, supplies, registration / application fees); and/or,
  • mental health supports;
  • income tax filing costs;
  • utilities
Requests for assistance will be reviewed on a case-by-case basis.

Service Details
Hours 2-1-1 available 24/7
Areas Served Perth County
Eligibility Individuals must reside in Perth County or Huron County, have exhausted all other funding options, be over 18 OR homeless youth, and meet income eligibility criteria.
Application Call 2-1-1
Languages English
Fees None
Address and Location
Located In Community Stratford
Address & Map
United Centre; 32 Erie St
Stratford, ON
Canada N5A 2M4
Physical Access Not applicable
Contact Information
Office Phone 2-1-1, Intakes
E-Mail info@perthhuron.unitedway.ca
Website https://perthhuron.unitedway.ca/community-resources/urgent-needs-fund-for-individuals/
Social Media Facebook Facebook: www.facebook.com/UWPH1
LinkedIn LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/company/united-way-of-perth-huron
Twitter Twitter: twitter.com/UnitedWayPH
YouTube YouTube: www.youtube.com/user/UnitedWPH
Primary Contact Sherry Teeter; Phone: 705-444-0040 ext 158; Email: steeter@communityconnection.ca
Mailing Address United Centre; 32 Erie St 
Stratford, ON 
Canada N5A 2M4

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