District of Sault Ste Marie Social Services Administration Board

Community Homelessness Prevention Initiative

Home Agency Service

Description
  • Assists individuals and families who are homeless or at-risk of homelessness to meet certain housing needs
  • Provides financial assistance for rental arrears and energy-related emergencies
Energy Arrears
  • Covers eligible energy arrears to a maximum of two months, and the security deposit and reconnection fees related to natural gas, oil and other forms of energy
Rental Arrears
  • Covers eligible costs to a maximum of two months of rental arrears
Comments
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
Eligibility
  • Individuals and families at-risk of becoming homeless or who are homeless
  • Requires completed application to be reviewed by committee members

Energy Arrears
  • One-time assistance in a 12 month period

Rental Arrears
  • Must have an eviction notice
  • Can apply once every two years
Application Process
Call for information
Office
705-759-7748
Fax
705-946-5628
Web Site
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Mailing Address
PO Box 277
Sault Ste Marie, ON, P6A 5L8
Canada
Languages
English, French
Fees
None
Accessibility
Fully Accessible
Legal Status
(10) Local Government
Topic(s)
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Agency Information
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Copyright
211 Ontario North
Last Updated On
January 17, 2022
Address
540 Albert St E
Sault Ste Marie, ON, P6A 5L8
Located on Albert St E and McDougald St
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Hours of Operation
Mon
8:30 am to 4:30 pm
Tue
8:30 am to 4:30 pm
Wed
8:30 am to 4:30 pm
Thu
8:30 am to 4:30 pm
Fri
8:30 am to 4:30 pm

Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Service Area(s)
  • Aweres Township
  • Batchawana Bay
  • Goulais River
  • Prince Township
  • Sault Ste. Marie
  • Searchmont