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Low Income People Involvement of Nipissing
Imminent Risk / Crisis Intervention Services

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  • Provides support to individuals and families who are homeless or at imminent risk of becoming homeless due to a crisis situation
  • Addresses the immediate crisis and stabilizes the household
  • Identifies areas of concern where an individual or family may require additional supports
  • Serves as the entry point for all other services

Offers the following services:

Housing sustainability plan
  • An assessment is completed to determine the current housing and financial status of the household and the short and long-term interventions and resources required to stabilize the household

Advocacy
  • Works with individuals, families and partner agencies to find alternate solutions to resolve conflicts that do not always involve the need for funding

Imminent Housing acquisition and stabilization
  • Targets individuals who have been released from the hospital, detoxification programs, or the justice system
  • Provides immediate housing and stabilization tools, such as prescriptions, food, and household starter packs

Rent Arrears
  • Can only be accessed once the Community Homelessness Prevention Initiative (CHPI) has been exhausted
  • Individuals and families can access on a sliding scale up to two months of rent arrears

Community Housing Guarantee Program
  • Ensures landlords receive last months rent in order to provide an incentive to house individuals and families who are in difficult financial situations but require housing

Landlord Liaison
  • Liaises with public and private landlords to help individuals or families who are at risk of eviction either remain housed or find and secure housing

Vacancy List
  • Responsible for producing a daily Vacancy List and distributing it to partners across the District

Energy Fund
  • Provides intervention prior to the disconnection of utilities in order to save money and avoid shelter stays and large deposit requirements

Housing success Facilitators
  • Facilitators respond to crisis intervention requests and take part in crisis assessments where expertise is required to ensure the best support services are utilized

Immediate Stabilization Tool-Kit
  • Provides households with items that ensure a house remains functional, such as appliances, prescriptions, and household starter packs

Hoarding Response Team
  • Responds to suspected cases of hoarding, only when the local fire department has been contacted

This organization is a registered charity
Hours of Operation
Mon, Wed-Thu 10 am-4 pm * Fri 10 am-3 pm
Eligibility
Individuals and families who are homeless or at imminent risk of becoming homeless due to a crisis situation
Application Process
Call or visit for more information
Fees
None
Accessibility
Fully Accessible
Legal Status
(50) Non Profit
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   Last Updated On June 16, 2020

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