The Help Centre

Housing Support


Description
COVID19
  • Rental listings available to clients by email, website and community agencies.
  • Advocacy for clients with landlords is available by phone
  • Seniors' Service Helper continues with daily check-ins and direction to services available to make sure their daily needs are met. Home visits are suspended unless a client is in crisis.
Regular Service
Housing Security: The Help Centre supports clients with a full time Housing Support Worker and part-time Landlord Liaison. For those more self-sufficient, up-to-date Northumberland housing listings are provided for client take-away and available online.
  • Housing Support Worker assists with: housing search, arranging apartment viewings, completing rental applications, as well as Rent-Gear to Income application, review personal budgets and hold a 3 months follow up to address needs.
  • Landlord Liaison builds strong and trustworthy relationships with local landlords.
  • The purpose of these 2 positions is to enhance successful tenancies.
Senior Service Help Program: this program provides low-income seniors and their families with help to manage their daily lives.
  • The Seniors' Service Helper assists with accessing resources and community services, reviewing or creating a budget, planning meals and grocery shopping, downsizing living arrangements and attending appointments and meetings.
  • These services specifically designed for seniors help to eliminate isolation and allow them to stay safely in their homes longer.
Eligibility
No restrictions
Application Process
Call or walk in
Phone
905-372-2646
Toll Free
1-888-698-3382
Office
905-372-2646
Fax
905-372-2205
Web Site
Visit Website
Languages
English, English, Spanish - Interpretation, Programs
Contact
Karin Cummings, Senior Program Coordinator
Email: karin.thehelpcentre@live.ca
Fees
None
Documents Required
Details will be provided if required
Accessibility
Fully Accessible
Topic(s)
Social Media
Agency Information
View Agency Profile
Copyright
Community Connection, 211 Central East Region Contact Centre
Address
1005 Elgin St W, Suite 301
Cobourg, ON, K9A 5J4
Cross street: Elgin St and Burnham St; The Fleming Building
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Hours of Operation
Mon
9:00 am to 5:00 pm
Tue
9:00 am to 5:00 pm
Wed
9:00 am to 5:00 pm
Thu
9:00 am to 2:00 pm
Fri
9:00 am to 5:00 pm

Mon, Tue, Wed, Fri 9 am-5 pm * Thu 9 am-2 pm Dates: All Year
Service Area(s)
Northumberland County