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Frequently asked questions

and our best answers
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How old do you have to be for this program?

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16-19 with some exceptions.

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Do you have funds for me to rent a place?

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No, JHSNI does not provide financial support, but we can connect you with MCFD and explore other funding sources with you.

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My parents are kicking me out of the house. What can I do?

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Call and set up an appointment to talk more about your situation and to explore options.

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Can you help me get welfare?

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The Independent Living Worker (ILW) can help with the Income Assistance application process. Please call to book appointment.

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Can you help me get my own place?

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The ILW can help you explore your different living options. If it is determined that moving from your current home is the best possible solution then all avenues are explored, including living with safe and healthy family or friends, finding a roommate or living in place on your own.

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Can you help me and my girlfriend find a place to live?

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 That depends on both of your situations. Please call to discuss details with the ILW.

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Can you help me find a job?

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The ILW can help you to access employment related services and assist you in finding ways to support yourself financially.

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I am turning 19 soon and someone told me that I might be able to get a Person with a Disability (PWD) claim. Can you help me?

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Yes, the ILW can help you with this application process.

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Can you help me get some ID or a bank account?

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 Yes, in most cases. Please call the office to set up at appointment with the ILW.

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Can you help me with my income tax?

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Yes, please call to set up an appointment?

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Can you help me get back into school?

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 The ILW can help you to explore your options and the steps to take to get back into school.

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