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Alternate Name CV19 ; HOP ; Housing Options Program ; Lanark Social Services ; OCR
Former Name Social Services
Location & Accessibility
Located In Community Perth
Address & Map
Lanark County Administration Building
52 Abbott St
Smiths Falls, ON K7A 1W3
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Intersection Abbot St and Lombard St
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Parking Free parking
Description and Services
Description (Service) COVID19 (22 Apr 2020): County has launched a Social Services Relief Fund to assist residents behind in their rent/ mortgage and at-risk of being evicted or losing their home and who have experienced a decline in income due to COVID19. Find online form here or contact or 613-267-4200 ext. 2140 for more information.

Provides administrative and financial support for social housing providers in Lanark County

Housing units vary in size from bachelor apartments to five-bedroom townhouses. * Social Housing units located in Almonte, Carleton Place, Clayton, Perth, Pakenham and Smiths Falls. * Some units are accessible.

Emergency assistance for low income households to pay overdue rent or utilities * homeownership loans * loan for necessary home repairs for low income residents * Domiciliary Hostel Program

Housing Options Program (HOP): financial assistance for homeless individuals or people at risk of homelessness * $ 750 once per year * funds are issued directly to a company/landlord/service provider and can assist with utility arrears, last months' rent for mandatory moves, hoarding/bed bug clean up, minor home repairs, etc.
Hours COVID19: Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4 pm
Areas Served Lanark County ; Smiths Falls
Eligibility Ages: 16 year(s) and up 
Individuals 16 years and older * must be able to live independently with supports * income tested 
Emergency assistance: individuals with low income 
Domiciliary Hostel Program: residents who require assistance with tasks of daily living
Application To apply for social housing, a common application form is available at the County of Lanark Administration Building.
Languages English
Fees Service ; Method(s) of Payment Accepted - cash, cheque, pre-authorized debit ; Rent geared to income
Service Categories Housing Authorities ; Mortgage Payment Assistance ~ COVID-19 ; Pest Control Services ; Rent Payment Assistance ; Rent Payment Assistance ~ COVID-19 ; Rental Deposit Assistance ; Service Cost Payment Assistance ~ Compulsive Hoarding ; Utility Assistance
Waiting List Yes, varies by town and size of unit requested
Contact Information
Office Phone 613-267-4200 ext 2402
Toll Free Phone 1-888-952-6275
Fax 613-267-6045
Primary Contact Nancy Green, Director of Social Services; Phone: 613-267-4200 ext 2101
Alternate Contact Sandy Grey, Social Housing Manager; Phone: 613-267-4200 ext 2401; Email:
Other Details
Funding Regional / Municipal
Resources Website
Accreditation No

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