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: 
  • Emergency shelter solutions 
  • Rental arrears and eviction 
  • Energy arrears 
  • 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 
  • 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-12 noon, 1 pm-4:45 pm
Areas Served Bruce Mines ; Desbarats ; Echo Bay ; Hilton Beach ; Richards Landing ; Thessalon
  • Must have income below the Low Income Cut Off (LICO) as established by ADSAB, or 
  • Must be a recipient or Ontario Works or the Ontario Disability Support Program
  • 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 705-842-3370
Toll Free Phone 1-888-326-3133
Fax 705-842-3747
Located In Community Thessalon
Address 1 Collver Rd
Thessalon, ON P0R 1L0
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Physical Access Fully Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (20) Regional Government
Funding Regional / Municipal