Hours of Operation: M-F 8:00 am – 4:00 pm
Phone: (403) 942-7040
Address: 312 Stafford Drive South
* Homebase is still doing intakes during Covid19. Intakes can only be done over the phone, on Zoom, and over email. Intakes are NOT taking place in person at this time. If you have a family that is needing support from Homebase, please direct all inquiries to 403-942-7040. Housing wait times are dependent on client needs, income, and family situation. *
Rent Subsidy is currently not available and may be pushed back to June 2021.
HomeBase is a referral service that provides access and entry to housing supports in Lethbridge
The intent of the HomeBASE Team is not to replace the responsibility of the existing agency mandates, rather working with each Lethbridge Housing First Program to ensure warm transfer and program quality improvement.
HomeBASE does not have access to immediate housing for emergency situations, families who find themselves in situation where immediate shelter is needed can seek assistance through the following resources:
· Lethbridge Emergency Shelter & Resource Centre – 802 2 Avenue North, Lethbridge; 403.327.1031
· YWCA Harbour House – 604 8 Street South, Lethbridge; 403.329.0088 (Women & Children)
· Safe Haven Women’s Shelter – Taber; Contact for More Information; 403.223.0483
YWCA'S HARBOUR HOUSE
Front Desk: 403-329-0088
24 Hour Crisis Line: 403-320-1881
Toll Free: 1-866-296-0447
Drop In: 604 8th St South
A 30-bed crisis unit for women and children who escaping an abusive intimate partner relationships. Families are provided accommodation for a maximum of 21 days, with staff available for counselling and support 24 hours a day. There is no fee for this program.
ABORIGINAL HOUSING SOCIETY
Contact Information: 403-328-8806
Address: 1102 – 5 Ave North
Creating off-reserve housing opportunities for Indigenous people that are appropriate, safe, accessible and affordable. They also provide individual mentorship to develop skill sets, educational opportunities and support services that will create opportunity for Aboriginal people to increase their ability to obtain adequate and affordable housing including Home Ownership.
TREATY 7 URBAN INDIAN HOUSING AUTHORITY
Contact Information: 403-327-1995
Address: 234 12 Street C North
This is an Indigenous operated not-for-profit organization which provides subsidized rental units for low to moderate income native families seeking accommodations in the urban areas. Applications are approved for a specific size of unit based on the family composition of the household.
314 – 3rd Street South
Lethbridge, Alberta T1J 1Y9 Canada
Phone (403) 329-0556
Fax (403) 327-3906-Rent Subsidy
Application Available @ https://lethbridgehousing.ca/LHA/apply-now
Please Note: No new applications for rent supplements are being accepted at this time while the existing programs are being reviewed for consistency of benefits and to ensure households that need assistance most are prioritized. This is effective immediately.
Rent Supplement Information
The Rent Supplement Program is intended to assist households in need to obtain affordable and suitable rental housing accommodations by subsidizing rents in the private sector.
The Rent Supplement program is administered by Lethbridge Housing Authority on behalf of the Government of Alberta and is delivered through the Direct to Tenant Rent Supplement Program and the Private Landlord Rent Supplement Program.
To determine if you eligible, you must complete an application form. Please include all applicable documents. Once completed, you can either submit it by mail, by fax, or drop it off at our business office.
Priority is decided based on a points system in the Social Housing Accommodation Regulation. The higher points an applicant has, the higher their priority is. If your information changes at any time, please contact us and let us know – this may impact your point score.
LETHBRIDGE HOUSING- COMMUNITY HOUSING
Based on eligibility, the Community Housing Program provides subsidized rental housing for low income families, senior citizens, wheelchair users, or individuals who cannot afford private sector accommodation. Eligibility: Management and tenant selection are the responsibility of management bodies. Applicants are given priority based on need, as determined by income, assets and current housing condition. Rents are based on 30 percent of a household's adjusted income. Operating deficits and amortization are cost-shared by Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC) and Alberta Government.
YOUTH CONNECTIONS: THE CORE
Hours: Seven days a week (24-hours a day)
Maximum stay is 15 consecutive days
Location:312 – 3 Street South (lower level)
This is a short-term place for young people to stay who are not living at home for various reasons, or who are struggling with family or placement conflict. For youth 12-18 years-old.