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Former Name Leeds & Grenville Housing Corporation ; Leeds and Grenville. Community and Social Services (19 Aug 2009)
Location & Accessibility
Site Location Downtown Prescott; across from the Canadian Coast Guard
Located In Community Prescott
Address & Map
360 King St W
Prescott, ON K0E 1T0
 
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Intersection King St W and Edward St S
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Parking Free parking
Description and Services
Description (Service) Satellite office for Social Housing and Ontario Works * financial assistance and employment supports including training and skills development, academic upgrading and work placements

Rent-geared to income housing registry-- applications for subsidized housing

Rent supplement program-- additional rent-geared to income units through private landlords

Investent in Affordable Housing for Ontario (IAH)-- programs: Housing Allowance, Ontario Renovates, Homeownership

Financial Assistance -- Monthly allowance based on family size, housing costs and income * monthly drug benefit card

Employment and Participation benefits -- covers costs related to starting a job or work placement * Families with Children -- child care start-up costs * Health-Related Benefits -- may include emergency dental services, eyeglasses, special diet allowance, health care supplies, medical transportation funds, prosthetic devices, funerals and burials

Employment Assistance -- clients 18-65 years who are not caring for pre-school age children or who do not have a serious disability or illness must participate in employment assistance activities

Community Participation -- volunteer placements * Job Search Programs -- based on individual’s skills, experience and circumstances * Employment Placement -- job matching service * Basic Education -- basic adult upgrading * high school upgrading * literacy and basic skills * Job Skills Training -- development of skills for specific jobs * on-the-job training * Supports to Self-Employment -- referrals to self-employment programs

Learning, Earning and Parenting (LEAP) -- helps young parents finish high school, improve parenting skills, locate and maintain employment

Interactive Voice Response (IVR) 1-800-808-2268 -- automated information and payment details, payment history, file status * information and announcements about Ontario Works * service not available to TTY users

Welfare Fraud Hotline 1-800-394-7867 -- to report allegations of fraudulent collection of Ontario Works and Ontario Disability Support Program assistance
Hours Mon-Fri 8 am-12 noon, 1 pm-4 pm
Areas Served Leeds and Grenville United Counties
Eligibility No restrictions
Application Application forms available at the office
Languages English
Fees Program - Rent Geared to Income for social housing tenants
Service Categories Adult Basic Education ~ Social Assistance Recipients ; Adult Basic Education ~ Teenage Parents ; Adult Literacy Programs ~ Social Assistance Recipients ; Burial/Cremation Expense Assistance ; Emergency Dental Care ; Home Rental Listings ; Housing Authorities ; Job Information ; Job Search Resource Centres ; Low Income/Subsidized Rental Housing ; Medical Expense Assistance ; Mortgage Payment Assistance ; Provincial/Territorial Social Assistance Programs Applications ; Supportive Housing Expense Assistance ; Welfare Fraud Reporting ; Welfare to Work Programs
Contact Information
Office Phone 613-925-0001
Toll Free Phone 1-800-406-0420
Fax 613-925-0301
E-Mail chris.morrison@uclg.on.ca
Primary Contact Chris Morrison, Manager, Housing
Primary Executive Alison Tutak, Director, Human Services
Other Details
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