Housing Help Centre

Site: The Housing Help Centre - Scarborough

Service: The Housing Help Centre

Record Details
Former Name Scarborough Housing Help Centre
Office Phone 416-285-8070
Fax 416-285-5410
E-Mail info@shhc.ca
Website www.shhc.org
Primary Contact Pushpmit Kaur, Housing Help Supervisor-York Region, The Housing Help Centre; Phone: 647-407-9077 * 416-285-8070; Email: pushpmit.bhatia@thhc.org
Alternate Contact Rosa Park, Housing Counsellor, The Housing Help Centre; Phone: 416-268-0654; Email: spark@thhc.ca
Established 2003
Primary Executive Gopi Krishna, Executive Director, The Housing Help Centre; Phone: 416-285-8070
Alternate Executive Mary Francis, Manager, The Housing Help Centre; Phone: 416-285-8070; Email: adminsupport@thhc.ca
Funding Regional / Municipal - York Region ; Federal - Citizenship and Immigration Canada ; United Way
Description (Service) The program works with youth, families, newcomers and seniors who are homeless, under-housed and/or at risk of losing their housing 
Assist with subsidized housing applications and access to private market housing  
Ontario Electricity Support Program (assisting with utility bills)  
Information dissemination on housing and related programs  
Assist with RESP application  
Landlord recruitment (outreach to landlords to increase pool of available housing)  
Culturally and linguistically sensitive services available for the diverse ethnic community
Hours Scarborough Office Mon-Thu 8:30 am - 4:30 pm, 8:30 am - 2 pm * drop-in program Tue 9 am - 11am
Areas Served Scarborough ; York Region
Boundaries Keswick to Steeles Avenue
Eligibility Works with low/middle income families
Application call for appointment * clients come in and fill out housing applications with staff and book follow-up appointments * clients are asked to bring government-issued identification
Languages English ; French ; Arabic ; Armenian ; Bengali ; Chinese (Cantonese) ; Chinese (Mandarin) ; Dari ; Farsi ; Gujarati ; Hindi ; Malayalam ; Pashto ; Punjabi ; Russian ; Tamil ; Tibetan ; Turkish ; Urdu ; Interpretive Services
Fees None
Site Location York Region and Scarborough
Located In Community York Region
Address & Map
2500 Lawrence Ave E, Unit 205
Scarborough, ON M1P 2R7
Physical Access Fully Accessible ; Accessible building and office
Service Categories Housing Expense Assistance ; Housing Search and Information


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