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Housing Retention Program

​​​​​​​​​Financial assistance is available to assist residents who are at risk of losing their rental housing or having their energy disconnected.  The Rent Arrears Assistance and Emergency Energy Arrears Assistance programs are available to residents of Simcoe County, with the exception of those who are eligible to receive assistance through Ontario Works.

How to apply​

​The Housing Resource Centres will complete applications and provide case management, information and referrals.  Simcoe County residents wishing to apply for these programs are to contact the Housing Resource Centre in their area. Residents in the Bradford area are to contact the Housing Resource Centre in Alliston.

CONTACT Housing Support Serv​ices
39 Victoria St. East
Alliston, Ontario
L9R 1W1

Orillia Housing Resource Centre
35 West St. North
Orillia, Ontario
​L3V 5B8

North Simcoe Housing Resour​ce Centre​
522 Elizabeth St.
Midland, Ontario
L4R 2A1

South Georgian Bay Housing Resource Centre​
115 Hurontario St., Suite #105
Collingwood, Ontario
L9Y 2L9

Regional Housing Support Services
39 Fraser Court
Barrie, Ontario
L4N 5J5

For information or to arrange an appointment at any of the above offices, please call:

(705) 739-0485  or  1-833-726-9082 (Toll-Free).