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Translation - Explanation and Caution

The County of Lanark is offering text and website translation services provided by Google Translate™, a free service currently offering over 50 languages. Our goal is to assist English as a Second Language (ESL) users with a way to understand the programs, services, and information provided by Lanark County.

Please note that NOT all text may be translated correctly or be translated at all. You agree that when a translation is complete, you assume the risk of any inaccuracies, errors, and omissions therein. You agree that the County of Lanark shall NOT be held responsible or liable for any damages or losses that may result from your reliance upon or use of Google Translate™.

Housing Help

The Housing Help Caseworker assists singles and/or families who are homeless or at risk of homelessness to access and maintain housing. The Caseworker provides intervention, information and support to obtain and stabilize appropriate housing.

Through advocacy, the Caseworker will work with referred clients to access additional community support services, liaise between landlords and tenants to resolve conflict, and address housing related concerns such as, but not limited to: hoarding, safety concerns, family conflict, and displaced individuals.

The Caseworker is also available to assist clients with developing budgets to determine affordable accommodation costs, assist homeless individuals and/or families secure temporary accommodations and complete applications, referrals, etc.