District of Nipissing Social Services Administration Board

Community Homelessness Prevention Initiative

Home Agency Service

Description
Provides financial assistance to individuals or families who are homeless or facing homelessness to obtain or maintain housing

To establish a new residence:
  • financial assistance for first/last months rent
  • financial assistance for utility deposit
  • financial assistance for moving/storage expenses
  • financial assistance for emergency household necessities (restrictions apply)
To avoid eviction or disconnection of utilities:
  • financial assistance for rental arrears
  • financial assistance for utility and fuel arrears (gas, hydro, water, propane, oil or wood)
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
  • Low-income homeowners and renters, including social assistance recipients
  • Individuals who have received an eviction notice due to rental arrears
  • Individuals who have utility arrears and are at risk of disconnection
  • Individuals who live in conditions that do not meet public health or safety standards (verification required)
  • Individuals who are experiencing homelessness which may include staying at an emergency shelter, with friends/family, or living on the street
Application Process
  • Individuals not receiving Ontario Works (OW) or Ontario Disability Support Program (ODSP), call the CHPI Intake Line for application
  • Individuals receiving OW or ODSP will need to speak with their case manager for a referral
Note: Individuals can apply for assistance once every 24 months
Office
705-474-1923
Web Site
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Email
info@dnssab.ca
Mailing Address
PO Box 750
North Bay, ON, P1B 8V6
Canada
Languages
English, French
Fees
None
Documents Required
No documents required
Accessibility
Fully Accessible
Legal Status
(20) Regional Government
Topic(s)
Agency Information
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Copyright
211 Ontario North
Last Updated On
September 9, 2021
Address
200 McIntyre St E
North Bay, ON, P1B 8V6
Located at McIntyre St E near Wyld 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)
Nipissing District