Northumberland County

Site: Cobourg - Courthouse Rd

Service: Community and Social Services - Community Outreach Program

Description (Service) COVID19 Response  
The Community and Social Services office remains open, however, residents, clients, tenants and community partners are encouraged to postpone non-essential visits to the office. * Currently supporting all current clients and any new intakes over the phone requesting information through email, fax, text message or using the drop box at the building. 
Regular Service 
The Community Outreach program is a community-based program for those with low to moderate income that are not eligible for ongoing help through Ontario Works. Outreach workers meet those eligible in their community to discuss needs. 
* Assistance may be available for * Some dental services * Prescription drugs * Prescription eyeglasses * Applying for the shelter benefit for those who are homeless or at risk of becoming homeless, or have difficulty paying utility bills.  
* Referrals to community services and offers information on available resources such as subsidies, special programs, and assistance navigating service systems. 
* Community Services division offers education opportunities to aide in community capacity building. The newest program offered is RentSmart, a free program designed for tenants, those who want to start renting, and also landlords.
Service Details
Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Dates All Year
Areas Served Northumberland County
Eligibility Residents of Northumberland County.
Application Contact to set up an appointment.
Languages English
Fees None
Address and Location
Site Location Northumberland County Building
Located In Community Cobourg
Address & Map
555 Courthouse Rd
Cobourg, ON K9A 5J6
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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 Application Assistance line

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