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Housing Stability Bank (London, Ontario)
In this episode, we are speaking with Melissa Jeffrey, Program Manager at the London Housing Stability Bank through the Salvation Army Centre of Hope in London, Ontario. Melissa started working at the Salvation Army Centre of Hope after finishing college and has been working in homelessness prevention programs for the past 10 years.
The housing stability bank offers financial assistance to low-income Londoners to obtain and retain their housing and offers financial assistance to those at risk of homelessness to remain housed. The Housing Stability Bank also provides grants or interest-free loans to assist with utility arrears pertaining to gas, electricity or water.
Listen in to hear Melissa share best practices on eviction prevention and how the Centre of Hope is working collaboratively with community organizations in London to address the issue of housing instability.
Low-income Energy Assistance Program LEAP Program
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