The Help Centre

Site: The Help Centre

Service: Housing Support

Description (Service) COVID19 Rental listings available to clients by email, website and community agencies. * Advocacy for clients with landlords is available by phone  
* Seniors’ Service Helper continues with daily check-ins and direction to services available to make sure their daily needs are met. Home visits are suspended unless a client is in crisis.  
Housing Security: The Help Centre supports clients with a full time Housing Support Worker and part-time Landlord Liaison.  
For those more self-sufficient, up-to-date Northumberland housing listings are provided for client take-away and available online.  
Housing Support Worker assists with: housing search, arranging apartment viewings, completing rental applications, as well as Rent-Gear to Income application, review personal budgets and hold a 3 months follow up to address needs.  
Landlord Liaison builds strong and trustworthy relationships with local landlords.  
The purpose of these 2 positions is to enhance successful tenancies.  
Senior Service Help Program: this program provides low-income seniors and their families with help to manage their daily lives. The Seniors’ Service Helper assists with accessing resources and community services, reviewing or creating a budget, planning meals and grocery shopping, downsizing living arrangements and attending appointments and meetings. These services specifically designed for seniors help to eliminate isolation and allow them to stay safely in their homes longer.
Service Details
Hours Mon, Tue, Wed, Fri 9 am-5 pm * Thu 9 am-2 pm
Dates All Year
Areas Served Northumberland County
Eligibility No restrictions
Application Call or walk in
Languages English ; Spanish - Interpretation, Programs
Fees None
Address and Location
Site Location Fleming Building
Located In Community Cobourg
Address & Map
1005 Elgin St W, Ste 301
Cobourg, ON K9A 5J4
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Intersection Elgin St and Burnham/William St
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Contact Information
Office Phone 905-372-2646
Toll Free Phone 1-888-698-3382
Fax 905-372-2205
Primary Contact Karin Cummings, Senior Program Coordinator; Email:

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