Santa Fund

About the North Bay Santa Fund 2021 year marks the 74th anniversary of the North Bay Santa Fund. Every year the North Bay Santa Fund collects donations to help those in need during the holiday season. Our volunteers assemble over 600 baskets of groceries and over 1,500 toys to be delivered Read more…

Operation Warmth

Rebuilt Resources, LIPI-Low Income People Involvement of Nipissing, CCNB-Crisis Centre North Bay, ACNBA-Aids Committee of North Bay and Area and The Salvation Army have joined together to ensure that Children and Families have warm coats for winter. Operation Warmth will run from Wednesday, October 27 to Tuesday November 9 DROP Read more…

Rent-Geared-to-Income and Market Housing

The DNSSAB administers funding for various housing projects throughout the Nipissing District. These projects may include rent-geared-to-income units, market rent units, or a mix of both. Some housing providers manage their own waitlists and some are managed directly by the DNSSAB. How To Apply? To apply for rent-geared-to-income and/or market Read more…

Community Homelessness Prevention Initiative

DNSSAB’s CHPI Client Benefits Program provides assistance to households experiencing homelessness and at-risk of homelessness by providing direct benefit supports. What Support Could I Receive? Through this program, you may qualify for assistance with costs such as: first / last month’s rent utility arrears to prevent disconnection utility deposits and Read more…

Low-Income Energy Assistance Program

If you’re behind on your electricity or natural gas bill and face having your service disconnected, you may qualify for emergency financial help through the Low-income Energy Assistance Program (LEAP). There are also special customer service rules available for low-income households. You need to meet certain criteria to qualify for Read more…

Ontario Electricity Support Program

The Ontario Electricity Support Program (OESP) will reduce the electricity bills of low-income customers. 1. Do I Qualify? If you are a customer of an electric utility and in a lower income home, you may qualify for a reduction on your electricity bill through the OESP. It’s also available to customers of unit Read more…

Recreation and Community Program

The Recreation and Community Engagement Fund (R&C) is both a family and individual support program for youth throughout the Nipissing District that cannot access existing support programs or require partial funding to pay for recreational, arts, culture and community activities. This program allows families to meet their household needs (rent, Read more…