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Rent Fund and Housing Help

Lutherwood offers a wide range of housing services to support individuals, couples and families to find and keep housing.  Programs have varying levels of support and eligibility requirements.

The central point of access for all services is at two offices located at:

  • 41 Weber Street West in Kitchener, 519-749-2450
  • 35 Dickson Street in Cambridge, 519-623-9383

The Rent Fund is a tool that Housing Advisors may utilize with clients to assist them to maintain current housing (pay arrears) or secure new housing (last month's rent deposit).  In order to assess eligibility for an interest free loan or grant, clients need to meet with a Housing Advisor.  Services are offered on a drop-in basis from 8:30-4:30, Monday-Friday.

Families in Transition (FIT)

There is a new approach to supporting families experiencing homelessness or at-risk of housing loss in Waterloo Region. Shelter Diversion, offered through Lutherwood's Families in Transition (FIT) program, is now the first point of access to shelter for families with children. FIT supports families to stay in their housing or find new housing, with the goal of reducing or avoiding emergency shelter stays.

To contact FIT Staff drop in or contact Lutherwood's two offices from Monday-Friday 8:30-4:30 at:

  • 41 Weber Street West in Kitchener, 519-749-2450
  • 35 Dickson Street in Cambridge, 519-623-9383
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