TRANSITIONAL SUPPORT FUNDING:
It is the policy of Niigaaniin to provide financial assistance to persons in receipt of Niigaaniin or ODSP financial assistance as well as to qualified low-income individuals and families who reside on one of the Niigaaniin First Nation territories and meet specified eligibility criteria – to secure, retain and/or maintain a home in a safe and healthy condition.
This financial assistance is provided from a VERY limited Transitional Support Fund (TSF) Shelter Related.
To prevent evictions/disconnections (help with rental/energy arrears)
To obtain and retain their housing (help with rent deposits, energy deposits, energy top ups )
To establish a new residence (help with purchase of essential furniture)
To move to better accommodation or accommodation in a better location related to education or employment
To address health and safety issues (including home repairs)
Current OW client
Current ODSP client
Cannot exceed $1,500 in a 12 month period
Low Income Applicants the Assistance is provided once unless authorized by the Director of Niigaaniin Services
Resides on one of the Niigaaniin Service Delivery First Nation Communities
Can demonstrate that they do not have and will not have, in the short to medium term, the resources required to, for example, avoid eviction, establish a residence, improve their living circumstances or resolve health and safety needs