Record #: BRU0577
Last Modified: 22 Apr 2024
Last Full Update: 17 Jan 2024


Description (Service) YMCA Rural Housing and Homelessness Outreach provides assistance to adults (in Bruce County) and youth (16+ in Grey or Bruce County) who are homeless, at risk of homelessness, or dealing with other housing issues.

Services and support are provided in the location that is easiest for the client to access.

In situations of immediate need, emergency short-term shelter may be arranged. An action plan will be created and implemented to find, secure, and maintain longer-term housing.

Assistance with Ontario Electricity Support Program (OESP) applications, utility arrears, identification services, food security, referrals to employment, eviction prevention, and encampment support are also available.

Service Details

Public Comments For After Hours Emergency Housing Support, call 2-1-1.
Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-12 noon, 1 pm-4:30 pm
Areas Served Bruce County
Eligibility Call for information
Application Call to make an appointment.
Languages English
Fees None

Address and Location

Located In Community Walkerton
Address & Map
Walkerton, ON
Canada N0G 2V0
Physical Access Not applicable

Contact Information

Office Phone 519-371-9222
Fax 519-371-9224
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Primary Contact Matthew Shute, Director, Community Initiatives, Employment Services
Alternate Contact Sharon Baynham, Manager; Employment Services Programs
Mailing Address 290 9th St E 
Owen Sound, ON 
Canada N4K 1N7


Service Categories Help to Find Housing
Service Category Groups Housing / Shelter

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