Parks and Recreation, Active Assist
|Record #: CDR1540||Last Modified: 09 Apr 2019||Last Full Update: 09 Apr 2019|
|Social Media||Website: www7.mississauga.ca/Departments/Rec/active-assist/index.html|
|Description & Services|
|Description||ActiveAssist is a fee-assistance program designed to help low-income families and individuals in Mississauga participate in Recreation and Culture programs. Confidentiality is always maintained.
This assistance is given in the form of a credit to your Recreation account.
Once your application is received and approved your account will be activated. Each family member on your application will receive a credit of $275 which is valid for one year.
|Eligibility||To qualify you must be a resident of Mississauga and:
*have a total net individual or combined family income below the Low Income Cut Off amounts (Statistics Canada).
*be able to provide current, official documentation that shows total family net income, and proof that all dependants are the legal responsibility of the adult and reside in the adult’s household, using one or more of the documents listed online (see website)
Exception: Refugees are eligible to apply for Active Assist within the 1st year of receiving refugee status without proof of income. Confirmation of Permanent Residency and permanent address will be required.
|Languages||English ; French|
|Funding||City / Town ; Regional / Municipal|
|Service Level||(10) Local Government|
|Subjects||Low income people ; Recreational activities|