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Financial Supports

Financial Supports

COSTI's Financial Supports Services are available to low-income individuals and families who qualify. They may receive assistance in accessing financial supports in order to prevent evictions.

See housing flyer here

Services Available

Access to:

  • the Rent Bank Program, which provides interest free loan to pay rental arrears or the first and last month rent
  • Low-Income Energy Assistance Program (LEAP), a one-time grant to cover arrears with Hydro or Enbridge accounts to prevent loss of electricity or gas as well as help with service reconnection
  • Ontario Electricity Support Program (OESP), which provides a monthly credit applied to Electricity Bills
  • Housing Stabilization Fund, a grant for arrears, or first and last month rent

Staff at this location speak: Albanian, Arabic, Farsi, French, Greek, Italian, Polish, Turkish, Twi, Russian and Spanish. Other languages may be made available upon request.

Who is Eligible

Services are available to anyone residing in the North York area who is under-housed, at risk of becoming homeless and/or who faces cultural, linguistic, and socio-economic barriers to suitable housing.

This Program is Located at:

North York Centre
Sheridan Mall, 1700 Wilson Avenue, Suite 114
Toronto, ON
Phone: 416.244.0480 | nyork@costi.org

COSTI's Financial Supports program is funded by the City of Toronto, Homeless Initiatives Fund, and the United Way Greater Toronto.

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Housing Services Flyer

See housing flyer here