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Neighbourhood Information Post

Neighbourhood Information Post
Parliament Street Public Library, 269 Gerrard St East 2nd Fl, Toronto, ON M5A 2G3
Toronto Downtown East
Bloor St E/Danforth Ave (north) to Lake Ontario (south), Yonge St (west) to Don Valley Parkway (east)
Mon-Tue, Thu-Fri 9 am-4:30 pm; Wed 1 pm-4:30 pm
Low income individuals and families in eastern Downtown Toronto
Community information and referral
* assistance in filling out forms
* annual income tax clinic
* phone and mail registry service
* computer, Internet and email access
* local service directories
* case management
* advocacy
* housing trusteeship services

Rent Bank coordinating agency -- interest-free loans to low income individuals, couples, seniors or families living in market rent units who face eviction as a result of rental arrears
* must have legal status in Canada and meet income requirements
* clients of Ontario Works and Ontario Disability Support Program may be eligible
* landlord and tenant mediation
* money management advice
* follow-up search assistance and community referrals
* also interest-free loans for first and last month's rent deposit to move into more affordable housing

Administers LEAP (formerly Winter Warmth Fund) sponsored by Toronto Hydro Electric System and United Way Toronto -- assistance to low income individuals and families who are in arrears for their electricity utility bills, and have exhausted all other sources of financial support
* for help with Enbridge gas bills call 1-855-487-5327

Access centre for Ontario Electricity Support Program -- assistance with applications

Member agency of Toronto Drop-in Network (TDIN)
English; French; Spanish; Serbian; Portuguese; Bengali; Croatian; Chinese (Mandarin); Tamil; Chinese (Cantonese)
- Wheelchair accessible building including main entrance and barrier free washrooms * staff assistance necessary to access elevator
Non Profit; Registered Charity
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Neighbourhood Information Post
Address: Parliament Street Public Library, 269 Gerrard St East 2nd Fl, Toronto, ON M5A 2G3;
Phone: 416-924-2543