Homeless Response Line

CK Homeless Response Line - 519-354-6628

  • Access to local emergency accommodations within a "Housing First" framework
  • Consistent screening and diversion protocols to temporary and safe alternative accommodation
  • Improved coordination of referrals and services for people experiencing homelessness

The Homeless Response Line is a centralized point of contact for people in crisis and who are experiencing emergency homelessness in Chatham-Kent.

If you are currently experiencing homelessness, please contact the Homeless Response Line at 519-354-6628. Callers will be directed to safe temporary housing with family/friends or referred to local emergency accommodations.

If you believe that you are at risk of homelessness, please contact Employment and Social Services by calling 519-351-8573 or emailing ckess@chatham-kent.ca during regular office hours (Monday - Friday, 8:30 am - 4:30 pm).  A case manager will return your call as soon as possible, typically within 1-2 business days.