District of Sault Ste Marie Social Services Administration Board

Site: Sault Ste Marie - Albert St

Service: Community Homelessness Prevention Initiative

Description & Services
Public 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.
Description (Service) 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
Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Areas Served Aweres Township ; Batchawana Bay ; Goulais River ; Prince Township ; Sault Ste. Marie ; Searchmont
Eligibility
  • Low-income individuals and families, including social assistance recipients

    Energy Arrears
  • One-time assistance in a 12 month period

    Rental Arrears
  • Must have an eviction notice
  • Can apply once every two years
  • Application No application process
    Languages English ; French
    Fees None
    Additional Service Sites
    Contact Information
    Office Phone 705-759-5266
    Fax 705-759-5452
    Website www.ssm-dssab.ca
    Located In Community Sault Ste. Marie
    Address 540 Albert St E
    Sault Ste. Marie, ON P6A 5N1
     
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    Intersection Albert St E and Brock St
    Physical Access Fully Accessible
    Other Details
    Legal Status (20) Regional Government
    Funding Regional / Municipal