Are you eligible for assisted sidewalk and windrow cleaning?
Through a partnership with the City of Kitchener, The Working Centre is offering assisted sidewalk and windrow clearing services for residents in need through the 2018/2019 winter season. Applications are now being accepted.
The Working Centre has capacity to provide this assistance to fifty (50) properties free of charge. Thirty (30) of these spaces are available for early registration beginning October 1. The remaining twenty (20) spaces will be available to residents in need identified through the City’s bylaw enforcement program.
Residents eligible to receive this service must meet the following criteria:
- Must reside in the City of Kitchener living in a detached dwelling or semi-detached dwelling with frontage to a public street with adjacent sidewalks.
- Must be an older adult aged 65 years or older, and/or have a disability that prevents you from removing snow
- Cannot afford to pay for private snow removal.
- There is no able-bodied person living in the same household who is physically able to shovel snow
Please complete the following survey to be considered for the assisted services program. Please note, these services are for sidewalk and windrow clearing only - driveways and private walkways are not included.
You may respond on behalf of another person.
City staff will contact you by Thursday, November 15 to confirm your enrollment in the program.