Ontario. Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing, Community Homelessness Prevention Initiative (CHPI)

Description (Service) Financial assistance for recipients of Ontario Works and ODSP as well as low-income individuals and families. Types of expenses eligible for assistance may include: rent arrears * utility arrears * first and/or last month rent * utility deposit * moving expenses related to employment * health and safe living 
The amount of assistance for eligible expenses varies by region/county. 
Refer to 211 record for specific details for each county/district: 
Bruce County - CWD4399 Housing Stability Fund 
Dufferin County - DUF0103 Homelessness Prevention Programs 
Grey County - CWD4405 Sustainable Housing Benefit 
Haliburton County - VTC0591 Kawartha Lakes & Haliburton Housing Help 
Huron County - GBA3635 Pathways 
Kawartha Lakes - VTC0591 Kawartha Lakes & Haliburton Housing Help 
Muskoka District - MUS0434 Community Services 
Northumberland County - NLD0082 Shelter Benefit 
Parry Sound District - PSD0046 Housing and Community Services 
Perth County - CWD0018 Community Homelessness Prevention Initiative 
Peterborough - PET0581 Housing Resource Centre 
Simcoe County - CWD5118 Housing Retention Fund 
Service Details
Areas Served 211 Central East Region
Eligibility Refer to specific county link for details
Application Application required
Languages English
Address and Location
Located In Community 211 Central East Region
Contact Information
Office Phone 416-585-6500
TTY Phone 416-585-6991 * Toll Free:1-866-220-2290
Fax 416-585-4230
E-Mail housingstrategy.mah@ontario.ca
Website https://www.ontario.ca/page/affordable-housing-ontario
Social Media Twitter Twitter: twitter.com/housingon
Service Categories Financial Assistance Programs
Service Category Groups Income Programs

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