Homelessness Prevention/ LEAP
This program is run by The Salvation Army and funded by The Regional Municipality of York and the Provincial Government. Our goal is to aid in the prevention of homelessness for York Region residents by providing financial assistance to:
- Those who are at risk of losing their home or place of shelter
- Individuals who are homeless or living in a temporary shelter
Immigration and Settlement Services
*Free and Confidential. This service assists with:
- Spousal, common-law, and other family class sponsorship applications
- Work, student, and visitor visa extensions and permits
- Applications to become a permanent resident based on Humanitarian and Compassionate grounds, or as a Convention Refugee
- Canadian citizenship and passport applications
- Subsidized housing (Housing Connections) and other social services applications (welfare, disability, rent financial assistance etc.)
- Referrals to food banks, employment centres, spiritual support, etc.
For more information, please contact:
Northridge Family Help Centre
Emergency food and clothing, a listening ear, community referrals, advocacy, other tangible and spiritualsupport is provided for those in crisis. It is our desire to give hope and encouragement to all who come to us for assistance. On the first visit, clients are asked to complete an application and provide identification (two pieces-one being photo I.D.), proof of income and expenses (copies of income, bank statement, bills, etc). Please contact our office to request an appointment.
This recovery support program is designed to assist you to develop a healthier lifestyle. Support group meetings are held weekly and operate for periods of 8 to 13 weeks.