The Help Centre

Service: Housing Support

Record #: SHA1602
Last Modified: 01 Mar 2023
Last Full Update: 28 Feb 2023


Description (Service) 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 available by email, website and community agencies.
  • 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
Areas Served Northumberland County
Eligibility No restrictions
Application Call or walk in
Languages Spanish - Interpretation, Programs
Fees None

Address and Location

Located In Community Cobourg
Address & Map
1005 Elgin St W
Suite 301
Cobourg, ON
Canada K9A 5J4
Physical Access Fully Accessible

Contact Information

Office Phone 905-372-2646
Toll Free Phone 1-888-698-3382
Fax 905-372-2205
Social Media Facebook:
Primary Contact Karin Cummings, Senior Program Coordinator; Email:

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