Housing Emergency Loan Program

H.E.L.P. is a financial stability program that helps low income
individuals maintain affordable housing. H.E.L.P. works in
conjunction with other financial subsidy and support services for
low-income families.


Provides small short-term interest free loan

Helps clients identify strategies to deal with their financial

Refers clients to debt counselling and other support services
including food banks, second hand stores and discount

Basic Loan Eligibility Applicants must:

Be a tenant in the City of Hamilton

Have Income below the poverty line

Have paid back any previous H.E.L.P loans

Have exhausted all other avenues of assistance

Loans are paid directly to the vendor or provider
For more information, please contact us at 905-526-8100
Funding for the Housing Emergency Loan Program is provided by

The City of Hamilton

Repayment of Loans

Community Donations

We sincerely thank all contributors

For more information on how you can help click the CanadaHelps logo below
H.E.L.P. Emergency Loans
Phone:  (905) 526-8100
Fax:  (905) 528-1448
E-Mail: info@housinghelpcentre.ca

119 Main Street East
Hamilton, Ontario
L8N 3Z3