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Organization: Housing Help Centre, The  
Phone Numbers: 416-285-8070
Fax: 416-285-5410
2500 Lawrence Ave E, Unit 205
Toronto, ON
M1P 2R7
Intersection: Midland Ave and Lawrence Ave E
Hours: Mon-Thu 8:30 am-4:30 pm, Fri 8:30 am-2 pm
Executives: S Gopi Krishna - Executive Director
Service Description: Housing help -- drop-in Tuesdays 9 am-11 am * information and referral * advice on tenant rights and responsibilities, eviction prevention * promotes affordable housing options * landlord registry -- recruitment of landlords and free rental listings, advice on unit habitability * Housing Connections (see separate entry) Community Partner -- assistance with housing search and application process

Rent Bank access centre -- interest-free loans to low income individuals, couples, seniors or families living in market rent units who face eviction as a result of rental arrears or continuous late payment * must have legal status in Canada and meet income requirements of 50 percent or less from social assistance * landlord and tenant mediation * follow-up search assistance and community referrals * also interest-free loans for first and last month's rent deposit to move into more affordable housing

Utilities Program -- access centre for Ontario Electricity Support Program -- assistance with applications * also for LEAP (Low Income Energy Assistance Program) -- assistance to low income individuals and families who are in arrears for their electricity utility bills and have exhausted all other sources of financial support * for help with Enbridge gas bills call 1-855-487-5327 * also access to Toronto Emergency Energy Fund (EEF)

Streets to Homes Follow up Program -- follow-up case management services for individuals recently housed by the City

Settlement Program, formerly Immigrant Settlement and Adaptation Program -- orientation * interpretation * referral to education, employment or health services * help with form filling * citizenship test classes

Hidden Homelessness Among Newcomers Project -- workshops for housing providers, counsellors and newcomers * housing help for Armenian, Dari, Farsi, Korean, Cantonese/Mandarin and Tamil speakers in York Region

Services offered at various locations across York Region

Fees: None
Application: Call for information or appointment
Eligibility / Target Population: Youth, families, newcomers, seniors who are homeless, under-housed or at risk of losing their housing
Languages: English * French * Albanian * Arabic * Armenian * Bengali * Chinese (Cantonese) * Chinese (Mandarin) * Dari * Farsi * Hindi * Interpretive Services * Korean * Kurdish * Macedonian * Malayalam * Pashto * Punjabi * Shona * Tamil * Tibetan * Turkish * Urdu
Area Served:
Toronto (Scarborough) and York Census Division  
See Also: บา คา ร่า ใน กรุงเทพFinancial Assistance for Rent and Utilities
Housing Referral and Rights

This information was last completely updated on June 13, 2018

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