Applications are now open for Sports for Kids funding.
The organization helps low-income families afford to put their kids in a variety of spots in Timmins throughout the year.
Starting this week, applications for the 2019 sports year are now open.
Deadlines for applications will take place on:
- January sports: December 15th
- Sports in April: March 10th
- Summer and winter sports: August 30th
The organization says anyone who applied for funding this year must reapply for 2019.
You must apply a minimum of 2 weeks before registration of the sport.
Sports for Kids Timmins says you will need a Notice of Assessment, income tax summary, for 2017 until March 10th then 2018 after that date, pay stubs or social assistance stubs for all adults supporting the child and a completed 2019 application.
Application forms are available online or at the Kidspot office at the Sportsplex and the office is open at 9:30am and 1:30pm on Tuesdays and Thursdays.
In 2018, Sports for Kids Timmins helped 185 kids fund 255 sports or equipment opportunities, equalling $59,000.
(With Files from Mackenzie Read)