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Albion Neighbourhood Services

Site: Etobicoke Housing Help Centre, South Office

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Alternate Name Albion Housing Help Centre ; ANS ; CV19 ; LEAP ; Low Income Energy Assistance Program ; OESP ; Ontario Electricity Support Program ; Toronto Rent Bank ; Winter Warmth Fund
Former Name Etobicoke North Community Information Centre (1998) ; Rexdale Community Information and Legal Services (1993)
Location & Accessibility
Located In Community Toronto
Address & Map
LAMP Community Health Centre; 185 Fifth St
Unit 14
Toronto, ON
Canada M8V 2Z5
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Intersection Islington Ave and Lake Shore Blvd W
Physical Access Wheelchair accessible building including main entrance and barrier free washrooms * braille elevator with lowered buttons * designated parking
Description and Services
Description (Service) COVID-19 -- location closed until further notice * majority of programs and services delivered remotely * housing help, social service programs available via email and telephone

Housing counselling * information and referral * matches tenants with landlords * eviction prevention * landlord outreach and recruitment * housing listings

Housing Connections (see separate entry) Community Partner -- assistance with housing search and application process

Rent Bank access centre -- interest-free repayable loans to low-income households who are in rental arrears or need to move into more suitable housing * must have legal status in Canada and meet income requirements * clients of Ontario Works and Ontario Disability Support Program may be eligible * landlord and tenant mediation * money management advice * 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

Access centre for Ontario Electricity Support Program -- assistance with applications * also for LEAP (Low Income Energy Assistance Program), sponsored by Toronto Hydro Electric System and United Way Toronto -- 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
Hours COVID-19 -- staff monitoring voicemail and email Mon-Fri 9:30 am-5 pm
Areas Served Etobicoke ; Etobicoke Central ; Etobicoke North ; Etobicoke South
Boundaries Eglinton Ave W (north) to Lake Shore Blvd W (south), Indian Line (west) to Humber River (east)
Eligibility Varies by program

Residency Requirements: Eglinton Ave W (north) to Lake Shore Blvd W (south), Indian Line (west) to Humber River (east)
Application Call for information
Languages English; Ibo
Fees None
Service Categories Certificates/Forms Assistance ~ Housing Issues ; Eviction Prevention Legal Assistance ; Home Rental Listings ; Housing Search Assistance ; Landlord/Tenant Dispute Resolution ; Personal Financial Counselling ; Rent Payment Assistance ; Rental Deposit Assistance ; Tenant Readiness Education Programs ; Utility Assistance
Contact Information
Office Phone 416-252-5990
Fax 647-258-0606
Primary Contact Kegan Harris, Housing Manager; Email:
Other Details
Funding United Way - United Way Greater Toronto

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