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Rainy River District Social Services Administration Board
Community Homelessness Prevention Initiative

Assists individuals and families who are homeless or at-risk of homelessness to meet certain housing needs

Services provided include:

Emergency Shelter Solutions
  • Assists with finding a temporary safe bed and necessary basic needs

Homelessness Prevention
  • Provides financial assistance for emergency needs, rental and utility arrears and for basic necessities

Housing Support Services which can include financial assistance for:
  • Gas and hydro deposits
  • Hook-up fees
  • Household furnishings
  • Last month's rent deposit
  • Moving and transportation to the home of the recipient
NOTE: This program does not provide financial assistance to individuals living on a First Nations Reserve. Individuals can contact their Band Office to inquire about rent or utility arrears
Hours of Operation
Mon-Fri 8 am-12 noon, 1 pm-4 pm
  • Individuals and families at-risk of becoming homeless or who are homeless
  • Requires completed application to be reviewed by committee members
Individual must:
  • Be low income
  • Not have accessed services within the last 24 months
  • Must be 16 years of age or older
Application Process
Contact office for information or see CHPI brochure
Fully Accessible
Legal Status
(50) Non Profit
Agency Information
211 Ontario North
   Last Updated On November 5, 2019

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