|Record #: SHA1600||Last Modified: 30 Oct 2017||Last Full Update: 21 Mar 2017|
|Description (Service)||The Income Security Program is comprised of:
Money Management: One on one confidential review of income and expenses and the management of them. They work with the individual to help create a workable budget and supply tips on how to better manage income. Referral to Credit Counselling if appropriate. Group workshops on Money Management are also available.
Post Bankruptcy Counselling: Certified Counselling for individuals who are in the bankruptcy or consumer proposal process as referred from Trustees in Bankruptcy.
Community Volunteer Income Tax Program: Trained volunteers complete basic returns for low income individuals and families who cannot complete taxes on their own and can't afford to pay for the service. Individuals and families get their refund, GST/HST credits, Child Tax Benefits and even get on the Voters list. Most returns are e-filed.
Forms Completion: Help to ensure that individuals and families receive all benefits they may be eligible for including Disability Forms (Ontario Disability Support Program-ODSP); CPP-Disability; Assistance for Children with Severe Disabilities (ACSD), and many other government forms.
Advocacy: Third party intervention to help solve programs that individuals are unable to solve on their own.
Referrals: Connecting people to other services where appropriate-especially for self advocacy.
|Hours||Mon, Tue, Wed, Fri 9 am-5 pm * Thu 9 am-2 pm Appointments only after 2 pm on Thu|
|Areas Served||Northumberland County|
|Application||Call for information or appointment|
|Address and Location|
|Site Location||The Fleming Building|
|Located In Community||Cobourg|
|Address & Map||
1005 Elgin St W, Ste 301
Cobourg, ON K9A 5J4
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|Physical Access||Fully Accessible|
|Toll Free Phone||1-888-698-3382|
|Primary Contact||Karin Cummings, Program Coordinator; Email: firstname.lastname@example.org|