Description & Services
Public Comments Contact front desk to have your call directed
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) Assists individuals and families who are homeless or at risk of homelessness in securing shelter or maintaining their current housing 

May offer assistance with the following: 
  • Emergency shelter solutions 
  • Rental arrears and eviction 
  • Energy arrears and disconnection 
  • Cost for a move due to eviction, fire, or flood 
  • Replacement of furniture due to fire, flood, or pest infestation 
  • Rent or utility deposit in order to establish new housing 
  • Emergency decluttering and pest/bed bug infestation 
  • Emergency repairs to heating vessels, sanitation repairs and maintenance 
  • Other unmet expenses or needs that could directly or indirectly jeopardize their health and welfare and/or housing
Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-12 noon, 1 pm-4:45 pm
Areas Served Algoma Mills ; Blind River ; Iron Bridge ; Serpent River ; Spanish ; Spragge
  • Must have income below the Low Income Cut Off (LICO) as established by ADSAB
  • After receiving the completed application along with all required documents, the applicant will be contacted 
  • Must first access the Low-Income Energy Assistance Program (LEAP) for help with any Hydro arrears before this program can assist
Languages English ; French
Fees None
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone 705-356-2263
Toll Free Phone 1-888-461-7263
Fax 705-843-0482
Located In Community Blind River
Address 15 Hanes St
Blind River, ON P0R 1B0
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Intersection Hanes St and Colonization Rd
Physical Access Designated parking at entrance
Other Details
Legal Status (20) Regional Government
Funding Regional / Municipal