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Find information on this page about how to apply for housing by mail, in person, or find the application online


COVID-19 Announcement:

Our offices are now open to the public and applicants and program participants are welcome to attend any of our locations in person. COVID-19 protocols will be in place. Programs and services remain available through virtual formats as well including by telephone. Please drop by any of our locations or call your nearest Human Services office at the numbers below for more information or to schedule an appointment.

Walkerton Administration Building: 30 Park Street 519-881-0431
Penetangore Hub: 529 Gary Street, Kincardine 519-396-2116
Lakeshore Hub: 1243 MacKenzie Road, Port Elgin 519-389-5580
Peninsula Hub: 268 Berford Street, Wiarton 519-534-1286


To obtain housing assistance in Bruce County you must submit an application and will be placed on a waitlist. This includes Bruce County Housing Corporation units, non-profit units and private rent supplement.

Eligible candidates must be:

  • 16 years of age or older
  • Canadian citizen, landed immigrant or refugee with no arrears with any social housing provider in the province.

 

If you require assistance filling out your application or have any questions please contact the housing office.

Vacancies

No vacancies at this time. 

To apply for housing

Call:

Bruce County Community Housing Registry
1-877-396-3450

Pick Up:

An application can be picked up at the Bruce County administration office at 30 Park St., Walkerton, or at one of the Bruce County Hubs located at 529 Gary Street, Kincardine, 1243 MacKenzie Road, Port Elgin or 268 Berford Street, Wiarton.

Online:

Download the Application here

To be eligible you must:

  • Be a Canadian Citizen, Landed Immigrant, or have Refugee Claimant Status and have no deportation order.
  • Have at least one person in your household who is 16 years or older.
  • Not owe rent arrears or damages to any social housing provider or have misrepresented your household income.
  • If you own a house, you must agree to put it up for sale upon offer to lease and sell within six months

Metis Nation

The purpose of the program is to address the housing needs in designated communities.

Contact:
Infinity Property Services
Phone: 1-800-891-5882 or 1-705-736-5143
Website: http://www.infinitypropertyservices.ca/

Women’s House Serving Bruce and Grey

For women and children leaving situations of domestic violence. Women's House provides emergency shelter and second stage housing.

Contact:
Women’s House Serving Bruce and Grey
Phone: (519) 396-9655 or 1-800-265-3026
Website: www.whsbg.on.ca

Family Y Housing Support Program

Support to any individuals and families over the age of 16 who require assistance securing or maintaining housing

Contact:
Phone: 519-371-9230 or 1-800-265-3711

Community Connections Housing & Support

Housing and support services for persons with mental health disabilities

Contact:
Phone: (519) 371-2390 or 1-800-235-2967

Complete the application by following the instructions provided.

If you have specific questions about your application or need help to complete it, please contact the Applicant Assistant 519-396-3450 ext 104 or 1-877-396-3450 ext 104

If you move or your phone number of family status changes please contact the Applicant Assistant to update your application.

Applications are placed on the waitlist by the application date. When a unit becomes available it will be offered to the first person on the waitlist. However, women and their families, who have experienced domestic violence are given special priority status.

Contact us

Tania Dickson

Housing Services Manager

Department: Human Services, Human Services

Tel : 1-877-396-3450

TDickson@brucecounty.on.ca

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