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Description
Description (Service) Provides assistance to adults and youth 16 and older across Grey and Bruce Counties who are homeless, at risk of homelessness or dealing with other housing issues. Assists people to maintain current living situations or find safe, affordable, long-term housing.  
 
In situations of immediate need, works with people to help find emergency shelter in Bruce-Grey and then to create an action plan to find and maintain long-term sustainable housing. 
 
* Housing Registry - maintains a local housing listing of available accommodation across Grey and Bruce Counties 
* provides referrals to other community agencies and supports for maintaining housing 
* helps with applications for housing-related financial assistance 
 
Also offers assistance with Ontario Electricity Support Program (OESP) applications * call reception and ask to make an appointment * you will then be informed which documents are required 
 
Holds educational seminars for landlords to learn about topics such as taxes, legal responsibilities or mortgage options 
 
Also has an office in Hanover at 425 10th St, Unit 7 * drop in or contact the Owen Sound office for information
Service Details
Public Comments For help finding emergency housing in Bruce and Grey counties Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm, call YMCA at 519-371-9230 * For after hours help Mon-Sun 4:30 pm-10 pm, call Safe 'N Sound at 519-470-2222  
 
Funds may be limited when housing assistance needs are high * contact office for status or to discuss alternate options
Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-12 noon, 1 pm-4:30 pm 
Call will be directed to an answering service 12 noon-1 pm
Areas Served Bruce County ; Grey County
Eligibility Ages: 16 year(s) and up 
 
Call for information
Application Drop-in or call for information
Languages English
Fees None
Address and Location
Located In Community Owen Sound
Address & Map
Professional Centre
945 3rd Ave E
Owen Sound, ON N4K 2K8
 
View Google Map
Intersection 3rd Ave and 10th St E
Physical Access Not Accessible - contact to arrange accessible location
Contact information
Office Phone 519-371-9222 ext 5
Toll Free Phone 1-800-265-3711
Fax 519-371-9224
E-Mail housing@ymcaowensound.on.ca
Website www.ymcaowensound.on.ca/Employment-Education-Training/?pageid=296
Social Media Facebook Facebook: www.facebook.com/YMCAOSGB
Twitter Twitter: twitter.com/YMCAOSGB
Primary Contact Joan Chamney, Program Coordinator; Phone: 519-364-3163 ext 224
Alternate Contact Email: housing@osgb.ymca.ca
Primary Executive Susan Seifert, Manager; Email: susan.seifert@osgb.ymca.ca
Categories
CWD_NEWHUB_HEADINGGROUPS Housing
CWD_NEWHUB_HEADINGS House & Apartment Rental

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