Contact Information
Office Phone 905-257-6029
Fax 289-430-5068
E-Mail info@opnc.ca
Website opnc.ca/programs/low-income-supports-2/
Primary Contact Renee LeBlanc, Oak Park Neighbourhood Centre; Email: renee@opnc.ca
Alternate Contact Michelle Knoll, Oak Park Neighbourhood Centre
Site Information
Located In Community Oakville Uptown Core
Address & Map
Oak Park Neighbourhood Centre
2200 Sawgrass Dr
Oakville, ON L6H 6M8
 
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Intersection Trafalgar Rd and Glenashton Dr
Mailing Address c/o LEAP Program
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Agency and Service Names
Alternate Name LEAP ; Low-income Energy Assistance Program ; OESP ; Ontario Electricity Support Program
Former Name Winter Warmth Program (2016)
Agency Information
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Established 2009
Funding Oakville Hydro, Ontario Energy Board and Union Gas
Description and Service Details
Description (Service) Low-income Energy Assistance Program (LEAP): 
* provides up to $500 assistance with paying bills for low income households where there is danger of disconnection 
* provide copy of bill, proof rent/mortgage is up to date, 2 months bank statements and ID for all in household 
 
Hydro:  
* contact Renee LeBlanc at 905-257-6029 X105 
 
Gas: 
* you must call 1-855-487-5327 Simcoe Muskoka United Way– LEAP Program 8:30 am-4 pm to do intake and then the United Way will send a partially completed intake form to Oak Park 
* Oak Park will call you when the form arrives and ask you to come in with the documents listed above to complete the form; * they will then send the form back to the United Way to see if you will be assisted  
 
Ontario Energy Support Program (OESP): 
* provides $30-$75 discount per month on hydro bills for residents whose income falls below the Low Income Measure (LIM) cutoff 
* the online application can be done if everyone in the household over 17 has completed their income tax and if they have a printer to print off the consent form to mail 
* if individuals have not done their taxes or if they now make less than what is on their taxes and that has put them below the poverty line then they must go to Oak Park Neighbourhood Centre for staff to complete the application by looking at bank statements or tax returns to establish that they are living below poverty line and then staff will submit it on their behalf 
* contact Oak Park Neighbourhood Centre for more information
Hours Business hours Wed, Thu 11:30 am-2:30 pm
Areas Served Oakville
Eligibility low income households only
Application LEAP: 
contact Renee LeBlanc at 905-257-6029 x105 renee@opnc.ca or also available online to download 
 
OESP: 
* complete the online application  
* print, sign and mail in a hard copy of the OESP Consent Form
Languages English
Fees None
Categories and Classification
Service Categories Utility Assistance

Agency Overview


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