United Way Simcoe Muskoka

Site: Simcoe County

Service: Urgent Needs Fund

Contacts
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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Primary Contact Kassandra, Community Resource Specialist, 211 Community Connection; Phone: (Business) 705-444-0040 ext 143
Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Description and Service
Former Name United Way of Greater Simcoe County
Description (Agency) Works to improve lives and build communities * achieve the greatest impact and create measurable, lasting change * focused on three key strategies:  
* Moving people from poverty to possibility  
* Building accessible & inclusive communities  
* Helping kids be all they can be
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
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
Location Information
Areas Served Muskoka District ; Simcoe County
Located In Community Simcoe County
Address & Map
Midhurst, ON
 
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Physical Access Not Applicable

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