United Native Friendship Centre
Homelessness Outreach Program

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Provides programs and services for homelessness prevention and to assist individuals who are homeless
  • Provides support in accessing available community services for the homeless
  • Provides advocacy and referrals to needed supports
  • Participates in a breakfast program at St Michael's School
  • Coordinates community presentations and workshops to raise awareness of homelessness

Services also include:
  • Food bank at the Friendship Centre
  • Transportation, temporary shelter assistance and discretionary funds in emergency situations only as determined on a case-by-case basis
  • Drop-In Centre during regular hours at the Friendship Centre
Eligibility
  • Individuals and/or families who are homeless or at risk of becoming homeless
  • Open to all with a focus on off-reserve Indigenous people

Emergency Discretionary Fund
  • One time financial assistance to individuals requiring emergency funds for appliances, shelter, transportation or are at risk of utilities being cut off
  • Individuals on verge of eviction due to non payment

Emergency Shelter
  • Individuals who require temporary shelter
  • One time only to a maximum of 3 days
Application Process
Requires a signed consent form and completion of program intake form

Emergency Discretionary Fund and Emergency Shelter
Must contact Homelessness Outreach Worker to make arrangements

Emergency Transportation
Call office; transportation provided as soon as possible
Fees
None
Accessibility
Fully Accessible
Legal Status
(50) Non Profit
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211 Ontario North
Last Verified On October 10, 2019

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