Low Income People Involvement of Nipissing

Site: North Bay

Service: Imminent Risk/Crisis Intervention Services

Description & Services
Description (Service)
  • Provides support to individuals and families who are homeless or at imminent risk of becoming homeless due to a crisis situation 
  • Addresses the immediate crisis and stabilizes the household 
  • Identifies areas of concern where an individual or family may require additional supports 
  • Serves as the entry point for all other services
 
Offers the following services:
 
Housing sustainability plan 
  • An assessment is completed to determine the current housing and financial status of the household and the short and long-term interventions and resources required to stabilize the household
 
Advocacy 
  • Works with individuals, families and partner agencies to find alternate solutions to resolve conflicts that do not always involve the need for funding
 
Imminent Housing acquisition and stabilization 
  • Targets individuals who have been released from the hospital, detoxification programs, or the justice system 
  • Provides immediate housing and stabilization tools, such as prescriptions, food, and household starter packs
 
Rent Arrears 
  • Can only be accessed once the Community Homelessness Prevention Initiative (CHPI) has been exhausted 
  • Individuals and families can access on a sliding scale up to two months of rent arrears
 
Community Housing Guarantee Program 
  • Ensures landlords receive last months rent in order to provide an incentive to house individuals and families who are in difficult financial situations but require housing
 
Landlord Liaison 
  • Liaises with public and private landlords to help individuals or families who are at risk of eviction either remain housed or find and secure housing
 
Vacancy List 
  • Responsible for producing a daily Vacancy List and distributing it to partners across the District
 
Energy Fund 
  • Provides intervention prior to the disconnection of utilities in order to save money and avoid shelter stays and large deposit requirements
 
Housing success Facilitators 
  • Facilitators respond to crisis intervention requests and take part in crisis assessments where expertise is required to ensure the best support services are utilized
 
Immediate Stabilization Tool-Kit 
  • Provides households with items that ensure a house remains functional, such as appliances, prescriptions, and household starter packs
 
Hoarding Response Team 
  • Responds to suspected cases of hoarding, only when the local fire department has been contacted
 
This organization is a registered charity
Hours Mon, Wed-Sat 10 am-4 pm
Areas Served Nipissing District
Eligibility Individuals and families who are homeless or at imminent risk of becoming homeless due to a crisis situation
Application Call or visit for more information
Languages English ; French
Fees None
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone 705-472-1337
E-Mail lipi@cogeco.net
Website www.lipinipissing.com/
Located In Community North Bay
Address 127 Main St E
North Bay, ON P1B 1A9
 
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Intersection Main St E and Ferguson St
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Funding Donations ; United Way