Description & Services
Description (Service) Provides housing subsidies and support for individuals with serious mental illness or substance use issues 
  • Provides rental subsidies for individuals receiving benefits from Ontario Works (OW) or Ontario Disabilities Support Program (ODSP) or other social benefits programs and have rental agreements that exceed their shelter allowance 
  • Acts as an advocate in developing agreements with landlords on behalf of the client 
  • Provides advocacy for client/tenant with the landlord on other rental and housing issues that may arise
Hours Mon-Fri 8 am-4 pm
Areas Served Kenora
Eligibility Ages: 18 year(s) and up 
 
Individuals with serious mental illness and: 
  • Have rental payments that exceed their shelter allowance and 
  • Are either Ontario Works (OW) or Ontario Disability Support Program (ODSP) or other social benefits recipients 
  • Individuals with serious substance use issues and approved by program director
Application
  • Intake process required 
  • Must provide proof of income and rental contract
Languages English
Fees None
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone 807-467-5225
Fax 807-467-5264
E-Mail cmhsshousing@kacl.ca
Website www.kacl.ca
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Primary Executive Lara Barber, Director, Community Mental Health Support Services; Email: lara.barber@kacl.ca
Located In Community Kenora
Address 1 Ninth Ave S
Kenora, ON P9N 2H8
 
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Intersection Ninth Ave S and Park St
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Funding Provincial - Ministry of Health and Long Term Care (MOHLTC)-- North West Local Health Integration Network (NWLHIN)