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 
  • Offers assistance with the following: 
    • Rental arrears 
    • Energy arrears 
    • Rent or utility deposit in order to establish new housing 
    • Heating expenses, including wood, propane, oil, oil tank replacement, furnace repairs, etc 
    • Other unmet expenses or needs that could directly or indirectly jeopardize their health and welfare and/or housing
    Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-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 Ave
    Blind River, ON P0R 1B0
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    Intersection Hanes Ave and Colonization Rd
    Physical Access Not Accessible
    Other Details
    Legal Status (20) Regional Government
    Funding Regional / Municipal