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Wellington (County of). Social Services

Site: Guelph - 129 Wyndham St N

Service: Wellington County Rent Bank

Contact Information
Former Name Wellington County Rent Bank and Emergency Energy Fund
Office Phone 519-824-7822
Toll Free Phone 1-800-663-0750
Fax 519-837-6349
Website www.wellington.ca
Primary Contact Kevin Priestley, Registry Clerk, Housing Services; Phone: 519-824-7822 ext 3710; Email: kevinp@wellington.ca
Site Location Guelph-Downtown
Located In Community Guelph
Address & Map
129 Wyndham St N
Guelph, ON N1H 4E9
 
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Intersection Wyndham St and Eramosa Rd and Woolwich St
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Description & Services
Description (Service) Provincial Rent Bank Program provides funding for rent arrears for individuals in danger of losing their accommodation * ensures housing stability for those with short-term arrears who are facing eviction 
 
**Fund can assist market rent tenants only. Provisions can be made for up to two months' rent and it will be paid directly to the landlord 
**TENANTS CAN APPLY FOR ASSISTANCE ONCE EVERY TWO YEARS
Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm * summer hours (Victoria Day weekend - Labour Day) Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4 pm
Areas Served Guelph ; Wellington County
Eligibility Low income residents of Guelph and Wellington County, including social assistance recipients (both Ontario Works and Ontario Disability Support Plan) and people with fixed incomes. Singles and families may apply for these programs * tenants must have a notice of eviction from landlord, have rent arrears and qualify under established low income limits
Application Call for appointment for housing assistance * Application for Assistance (1A) and Consent Form (3) will be completed with each applicant - applicants required to provide verification of all sources of income, bank accounts, and a copy of the most current Revenue Canada return
Languages English ; Translation services can be arranged.
Fees None
Other Details
Legal Status (20) Regional Government
Funding Provincial - funding administered by the County of Wellington
Subjects
Service Categories County Government Departments/Offices ; Rent Payment Assistance