Albion Neighbourhood Services

Site: Etobicoke Housing Help Centre, South Office

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Description and Services
Description (Service) 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 loans to low income individuals, couples, seniors or families living in market rent units who face eviction as a result of rental arrears * 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 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 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
Application Call for information
Languages English ; Ibo
Service Categories Certificates/Forms Assistance ~ Housing Issues ; Eviction Prevention Legal Assistance ; Housing Counselling ; Housing Expense Assistance ; Housing Search and Information ; Landlord/Tenant Dispute Resolution ; Personal Financial Counselling ; Utility Assistance
Contact Information
Office Phone 416-252-5990
Fax 647-258-0606
E-Mail ans@albionservices.ca
Website www.albionneighbourhoodservices.ca
Primary Contact John Bagnall, Manager; Email: john@albionservices.ca
Names
Alternate Name Albion Housing Help Centre ; ANS ; Housing Help Centre ; LEAP ; Low Income Energy Assistance Program ; 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 Etobicoke South
Address & Map
LAMP Building
185 Fifth St
Toronto, ON 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
Other Details
Funding United Way

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