HoMELESSNESS PREVENTION

In a perfect world, everyone is fed, housed & healthy.

Everybody deserves Housing Security

700+ people in Niagara live with no fixed address

housing instability keeps rising on a daily basis

Third Statistic

The Homelessness Prevention Program assists individuals and families who are in need of finding affordable housing. Through this program, the homelessness prevention team will work closely with clients to aid their search and supply up-to-date housing listings in the Niagara region. We will also assist with Niagara Regional Housing applications and arrange and provide transportation to shelters. A resource room is available to help assist with searching for housing.

Utility Assistance Programs

Project SHARE is pleased to facilitate emergency funding to prevent utility disconnection for gas or hydro, hydro deposit waiver letters and referrals to partner agencies who may be able to assist further.

*By appointment only

 

Money Management Program

Project SHARE provides support to the Housing Help Centre’s Money Management Program (formerly known as Trustee Program). Working in partnership with Housing Help, Project SHARE provides support to residents of Niagara Falls who participate in the Money Management Program making it more convenient for the participants to pick up their cheques and access other services while at Project SHARE.

For more information about the Money Management Program or to schedule an appointment to sign up please call 905 357 5121 and dial ext. 231.To make an appointment, please call: (905) 357-5121, Ext. 255

Transportation

Project SHARE is on the Niagara Transit bus route. Visit Niagara Transit route map to learn more.

Gas vouchers or bus tickets may be provided to get to a medical appointment once per year. Documentation / proof of appointment MUST be provided at time of request for assistance. 

Families can also receive a bus ticket to return home after accessing monthly services at Project SHARE. 

Project SHARE does not provide transportation support for any other requests. 

Clothing, winter accessories and footwear

Project SHARE partners with Goodwill Industries and St. Andrew’s United Church Shoulder-2-Shoulder Program to provide clothing necessities for families living below the poverty line in Niagara Falls. When available, warm winter accessories are distributed through our food bank program and shoes and boots are provided through the cold feet program in memory of Carmen Elefante.

Clients can obtain a referral letter from Project SHARE to receive clothing items, including jackets and boots from Goodwill Industries or Shoulder-2-Shoulder.

For more information please call 905-357-5121 or info@projectshare.ca

(Note: Project SHARE does not accept used clothing and household items. Please visit our donation page to learn more.)

Laundry Program

Laundromat vouchers and laundry soap are given to families without facilities so they can have clean clothing and bedding.

Five To Thrive

In a perfect world, everyone is fed, housed & healthy.

We don’t live in a perfect world but Project SHARE provides support and assistance in 5 key areas including food security, homelessness prevention, training and education, healthy living and seasonal support at Christmas and back to school.

Food Security

Project SHARE provides emergency food assistance to ensure no one goes hungry.

Homelessness prevention

Project SHARE offers many programs to help prevent homelessness including utility and transportation support.

Healthy Living

Project SHARE removes economic barriers to important healthcare services such as dental, optical and recreation programming for children.

Training & education

Supporting the development of skills that help to empower those living below the poverty line by providing education and volunteer opportunities.

Seasonal Support

All children deserve to enjoy special meals, gifts and traditions as well as starting the school year with supplies needed for success.