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The Fraser Valley Rent Assistance Project

Preventing homelessness through short term loans & grants

 

The Fraser Valley Rent Assistance Project provides one time emergency loans for families and individuals who are at risk of losing their homes. Loans are provided to pay for security deposits, utility deposits and arrears and rent. Participants also have the opportunity to build knowledge and skills in effective money management.

The objectives of the Fraser Valley Rent Assistance Project are to:

  • Secure stable housing or prevent eviction;
  • Avoid utility disconnection or re-connect utilities;
  • Build knowledge and skills in effective money management.

 

Loans are provided to pay for security deposits, utility deposits, utility arrears, and rental arrears. Maximum loan repayment period is 24 months..

How do I apply?

 

Apply for assistance by completing the application form available under Forms and Brochures on this webpage or obtain an application form at:

Abbotsford Community Services

Ilena Candiani
Community Legal Advocacy Centre
Abbotsford Community Services
2420 Montrose Avenue
Abbotsford BC  V2S 3S9
604 859 7681 - Ext 207
Fax: 604 859 6334
Ilena.Candiani@AbbotsfordCommunityServices.com

Kristine Ewald
Abbotsford Food Bank
33914 Essendene Avenue,
Abbotsford BC V2S 2H8
604 859 5749
Fax: 604859 2717
Toll Free: 1 877 859 5749
kristine.ewald@abbotsfordcommunityservices.com

Mission Community Services

Deana Moreau
33179, 2nd Avenue, Mission BC V2V IJ9
Phone: 604 826 3634
Fax: 604 820 0634
Deana.moreau@missioncommunityservices.com

Pacific Community Resources Society (Chilliwack)

Diane Warrington
Pacific Community Resource
Chilliwack Addiction and Prevention Services
45904 Victoria Avenue,
Chilliwack, BC V2P 2T1
Tel: 604 795 5994
Fax: 604 795 5225
DWarrington@PCRS.CA

Agassiz-Harrison Community Services

Laura Hooper
5-7086 Cheam Avenue
Agassiz BC V0M 1A2
Phone: 604 796 2585
Fax: 604 796 2517
lhooper@shawlink.ca

Hope & Area Transition Society

Paul Keller
Homeless Program Coordinator
Hope Area & Transition Society
Unit B 895 - 3rd Ave., Hope, BC
V0X 1L0 (604) 869 5111 - Ext. 226
paul@hopetransition.org

Allison Paterson,
Office Manager
Hope & Area Transition Society
PO Box 1761, Unit H- 895 3rd Ave
Hope, BC  V0X 1L0
ph. 604 869 5111  fax. 604 869 5123
dna@hopetransition.org

 

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For more information, contact fvrap@mccbc.com or call (604) 850-6639 or Toll free at 1-888-622-6337 from outside the Lower Mainland