Riverbank Homes was designed to address the specific needs of seniors and persons with disabilities. It is located at 98 Penetanguishene Road, Barrie, within a quiet residential neighbourhood with excellent public transportation, shopping, medical services, churches and adult education services nearby.
Riverbank Homes features 38 fully self-contained one bedroom units designed to provide independent active living and incorporates amenities including a large common room, a support services office, computer area and a library.
To qualify for a unit you must be at least 60 years of age. Proof of age is required. Persons with disabilities require a certificate from the referring agency or a doctor. Your monthly income must not exceed four times the monthly rent.
To apply to Riverbank Homes, you must:
Fill out the attached Consent and Declaration form for all members of your household.
On a separate page list the income of each person in the household.
Attach proof of all the income and asset information. Acceptable proof of income includes Line 150 of your most recent Notice of Assessment from Canada Revenue Services, Confirmation of Ontario Works or Ontario Disability Support Program, Confirmation of Canada Pension Plan, Old Age Security, or Guaranteed Income Supplement.
Complete as much as you can on the Residential Rental Application.
All units are currently occupied. Any new applications will place on a waiting list and contacted upon the next availability.