United Way Simcoe Muskoka

Site: Simcoe County

Service: Urgent Needs Fund

Location, Telephone & Internet
Office Phone 2-1-1
Toll Free Phone 1-877-330-3213
E-Mail 211info@communityconnection.ca
Website https://uwsimcoemuskoka.ca
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Located In Community Simcoe County
Address Midhurst, ON
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Description & Services
Description (Service) A discretionary fund available to provide individuals in Simcoe Muskoka experiencing or at-risk of poverty emergency financial assistance with modest one-time grants to address basic needs including
  • groceries
  • clothing
  • transportation
  • housing start up costs
  • health and wellness
  • personal identification
  • income tax filing costs
  • phones
  • appliances (air conditioner, ovens etc)
  • assisted devices
  • medical supplies
This program also has funds to support seniors 55+ with urgent and basic needs 
Requests for assistance will be reviewed on a case by case basis
Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Areas Served Muskoka District ; Simcoe County
Eligibility Individual must reside in Simcoe County or Muskoka District * have exhausted all other funding options * have an annual household income that meets one of the following: 
1 person household with income of $28,000 or less 
2 person household with income of $39,000 or less 
3 - 4 person household with income of $48,000 or less 
5 or more person household with income of $52,000 or less 
ID, SIN and proof of income is required
Application Simcoe County residents call 2-1-1 
Muskoka District residents call Financial Assistance Partners Group (FAPG) 705-645-2231 ext 4363 or 1-800-461-4215 ext 4363
Languages English
Fees None
Other Details
Established 2019
Physical Access Not Applicable

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