Have your finances been affected by Covid-19 and the current Stay-At-Home Order / State of Emergency? Lost your job or had your hours drastically cut back? You may qualify for assistance. Covid-19 Financial Supports: In preparation for the current shut-down, here is information about the COVID-19 financial supports: Employment Insurance
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Struggling to pay for your heating and electricity bills? You are not alone. There is help for low income households – find out more here!
Struggling to pay your heating and electricity bills? You are not alone. In a year unlike any other before, many are experiencing financial challenges that are affecting them to keep on top of their bills. The good news is that help exists for low income individuals and families. Learn more
Today, on International Women’s Day, we are celebrating newcomer women and the skills and diverse perspective they bring from around the world to Bruce and Grey Counties. During the last 18 months, in partnership with Welcoming Communities Grey Bruce, our Rural Pathways for Newcomer Women Project has been learning from
The United Way, Owen Sound Police Services and Bruce Power want you to “Catch them all” at their fun, family event!
On Saturday, March 6th from 11 am to 3 pm, the United Way and OSPS will be at Harrison Park to celebrate the March 2021 Pokémon Go Community Day. “There is a significantly large group of players in the region and Owen Sound’s Harrison Park has the capacity to provider
#FinancialFridays: Free Income Tax Filing Services are available to those who meet income guidelines. Learn more here.
Free Income Tax Filing Services Still Operating Under COVID-19 Conditions in Bruce and Grey Counties. This year, under COVID-19 conditions, the Community Volunteer Income Tax Program (CVITP) is changing how it provides free services. Most local organizations in Grey Bruce will be offering drop-off/pickup, virtual or phone services. Across both
Over 7200 meals have been delivered to those affected by homelessness through the Meals to Motels Program. Learn more here.
The numbers are in! Thanks to you and our incredible community partners, over 7200 meals have been provided to homeless individuals, couples and families sheltering in hotels during the Covid-19 pandemic. In 2020, the highest number of meals stood at 912 during the month of June. In January, 2021 however,
#FinancialFridays: Are you 65 years or older? You may qualify for the Canada Guaranteed Income Supplement.
Have you heard about the Guaranteed Income Supplement (GIS)? The GIS is a federal monthly payment which is based on income and is available to low-income Old Age Security pensioners. It is not taxable. You may qualify if… You are a senior 65 years or older. You receive the Old
How do the COVID-19 benefits impact your income tax return? If you received the Canada Emergency Response Benefit (CERB), Canada Emergency Student Benefit (CESB), Canada Recovery Benefit (CRB), Canada Recovery Sickness Benefit (CRSB), or Canada Recovery Caregiving Benefit (CRCB) payments, these are considered taxable income, and you will have to
It’s amazing what can happen when a community comes together in the common cause of caring. When you donate to the United Way of Bruce Grey Community Fund, you are making a direct difference to a neighbour in need. Your financial support will spread hope and will provide a chance
Support Pink Shirt Day purchase a T-shirt or Hoodie Wear it with pride February 24th Proceeds support programs in the community that address bullying and support community mental health. Pick up of shirts is curbside at the United Way in Owen Sound Order Here! Costs: T-shirt $15 (adults 2Xl –