CKSS Financial SupportsImage of stating ways CKSS can help with housing

To receive financial assistance for housing contact: 

Employment & Social Services
435 Grand Ave E.
519.351.1228
ckess@chatham-kent.ca 

CK Shelter Solutions can assist qualifying individuals or families with:

  • Rental deposits to secure accommodation 
  • Payments towards rental/mortgage/tax arrears to maintain or retain accommodation
  • Payments towards utility arrears and/or reconnection fees to maintain service connections
  • Under exceptional circumstances other costs may be considered if it will assist with obtaining and/or retaining housing

To be eligible for CK Shelter Solutions applicants must:

  • Show that affordability problems are temporary, and can be addressed through one-time assistance
  • Show that they are able to financially afford the accommodation's for which they are seeking assistance
  • Meet specific financial need requirements. (Eligibility is determined by a financial needs test, which compares assets and household income to the expenses and amount of assistance, requested)
  • Reside in Chatham-Kent 

Do you have questions or comments about homelessness in Chatham-Kent? Contact us at ckess@chatham-kent.ca or call 519.351.8573 Like us on Facebook, or follow #CKhomeless on Twitter to stay up to date with our progress towards ending homelessness in CK!