Bruce County.

Site: Kincardine

Service: Human Services - Housing - Housing Stability Fund

Description (Service) Assists individuals, couples and families who are homeless or at risk of becoming homeless to secure affordable permanent housing in Bruce County. 
This fund may be able to provide emergency financial assistance for the following depending on funding availability:  
* rent arrears  
* utility arrears  
* first or last month's rent  
* moving expenses
Service Details
Public Comments LEAP program is out of funding for 2019 * Funding maybe available through the United Way of Grey Bruce Utiltiy Assistance * If this program is out of funds, the Housing Stability Fund may be able to be accessed
Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Areas Served Bruce County
Eligibility Ages: 16 year(s) and up 
Canadian Citizen or Landed Immigrant living in Bruce County 
Recipients of OW or ODSP as well as low income non social assistance households are eligible to apply to this fund 
Maximum after-tax household income: 
1 - 2 person(s) less than $28,000 
3 - 4 persons $28,001 - $39,000 
5 - 6 persons $39,001 - $48,000 
7 or more persons $48,001 - $52,000 
Households living in rent-geared-to-income housing are only able to apply for assistance with utility arrears 
All application funding requests will be assessed for their long term sustainability of permanent affordable housing. Funds will only be paid in advance, directly to vendors (ex landlords, utility companies and moving companies). Not able to reimburse applicants after expenses have already been paid for
Application Click here to apply online 
Or fax, mail or drop off application to:  
Bruce County Housing  
Box 1450, 325 Lambton St, Kincardine, ON N2Z 2Z4  
Fax: 519-396-3499 
Or drop off application to local Social Services office: 
Walkerton - 30 Park St 
Port Elgin - 605 Mill St 
Wiarton - 268 Berford St 
If you have any questions or need to make other arrangements to pick up or send in an application please contact Bruce County Housing.
Languages English
Fees None
Address and Location
Located In Community Kincardine (Town of)
Address & Map
325 Lambton St
Kincardine, ON N2Z 2Z4
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Physical Access Fully Accessible
Contact Information
Office Phone Housing 519-396-3439
Toll Free Phone Housing 1-800-265-3022
Fax 519-396-3499
Primary Contact Carolyn Parks, Community Support Coordinator; Phone: (Business) 519-396-3450 ext 103 * (Business) 1-877-396-3450 ext 103
Alternate Contact Tania Dickson, Administrator, Housing Services; Phone: (Business) 519-396-3450 ext 106 * (Business) 1-877-396-3450 ext 106
Mailing Address Box 1450 
Kincardine, ON N2Z 2Z4

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