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District of Sault Ste Marie Social Services Administration Board
Community Homelessness Prevention Initiative

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Description
  • Assists individuals and families who are homeless or at-risk of homelessness to meet certain housing needs
  • Provides financial assistance for rental arrears and energy-related emergencies
Energy Arrears
  • Covers eligible energy arrears to a maximum of two months, and the security deposit and reconnection fees related to natural gas, oil and other forms of energy
Rental Arrears
  • Covers eligible costs to a maximum of two months of rental arrears
Comments
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 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Eligibility
  • Individuals and families at-risk of becoming homeless or who are homeless
  • Requires completed application to be reviewed by committee members
Energy Arrears
  • One-time assistance in a 12 month period
Rental Arrears
  • Must have an eviction notice
  • Can apply once every two years
Application Process
Call for information
Fees
None
Accessibility
Fully Accessible
Legal Status
(10) Local Government
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   Last Updated On November 5, 2019

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