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Social Services Relief Fund | Employment + Education Centre

Office: 1-613-498-2111 | TTY: 613-498-3123

Social Services Relief Fund (SSRF)

The Social Services Relief Fund is intended to assist vulnerable households within Leeds and Grenville whose financial situation is precarious due to COVID-19. The fund is meant to support people at risk of homelessness, low-income household and people who are unemployed due to COVID-19.
Funding is only accessible once per household unless there are exceptional circumstances.

Client Eligibility:

  1. Must reside in Leeds and Grenville
  2. Applicant must explore other options such as EI Benefits, CERB, Federal assistance and other available programs
  3. Must be impacted directly by COVID-19
  4. Expenses must be incurred after March 1st 2020

SSRF can assist with:

  • Rental assistance  (Schedule A)
  • Utility costs  (Schedule B)
  • Personal protective equipment  (Schedule C)
  • Cleaning supplies  (Schedule C)
  • Delivery/travel costs  (Schedule C)
  • Food for those self-isolating  (Schedule C)

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Schedule B




Electricity & Water

Heat (non-electric)



up to $150

up to $100



Schedule C



• Personal protective equipment
• Cleaning supplies
• Delivery/travel costs
• Food for those self-isolating

- up to $100 for single

- up to $200 for families


To find out if you are eligible, schedule a meeting with our Financial Coach to learn more about the Social Services Relief Fund , call 613-498-21111-800-926-0777 (toll free) or 613-498-3123 (TTY).

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