Record #: SIM1373
Last Full Update: 08 May 2023

Service Details


Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm

Areas Served Haldimand County ; Norfolk County
Eligibility Ages: 18 year(s) and up 
To qualify, applicants must own a home in Norfolk or Haldimand Counties that is their sole and principle residence with an assessed value of $519,140 or less (maximum house price is updated on a quarterly basis) and needs repairs or modifications in one of the following areas: structural, heating, electrical, fire safety, plumbing or accessibility. Applicants’ combined gross household income must be $91,700.00 or less (maximum income level is updated annually).

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  • application form available on website or administration office
Languages English
Fees Funding is provided in the form of a forgivable loan on the cost of approved work items. The actual amount of assistance is based on the cost of repairs and the funds available, to a maximum of $10,000. The period of forgiveness for home repair projects is 10 years. Funding for accessibility repairs, up to a maximum of $5,000, is in the form of a grant (not a loan) and does not require repayment

Address and Location

Located In Community Simcoe
Address & Map
12 Gilbertson Dr
Simcoe, ON N3Y 4L1
Intersection Queensway St W and Gilbertson Dr
Physical Access Fully Accessible


Description (Service)

Program offers financial assistance to low to moderate income families to:

  • repair their home to bring to acceptable standards while improving the energy-efficiency of the unit
  • increase accessibility of their unit through modifications and adaptation

Contact Information

Office Phone 519-426-6170
Primary Contact Marlene Smith, Housing Resource Coordinator; Phone: (Business) 519-426-6170 ext 3235
Alternate Contact Maya Ingrao, Housing Resource Coordinator; Phone: 519-426-6170 ext 3234
Primary Executive Stephanie Rice, Acting Director of Social Services and Housing; Phone: 519-539-7405 ext 3122

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