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Agency Information
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Established 2008
Funding Grants ; United Way
Description and Service Details
Description (Service) This listing describes where to get emergency help to pay a utility bill 
 
LOW-INCOME ENERGY ASSISTANCE PROGRAM (LEAP) 
Provides one-time assistance of up to $500 for eligible low-income customers
  • amount is applied directly to the outstanding balance 
  • for natural gas bills contact United Way Simcoe Muskoka, 1-855-487-5327 or see website here to apply 
  • for electricity/hydro bills contact Salvation Army, Burlington Community and Family Services, 905-637-3893 to apply
 
 
ONTARIO ELECTRICITY SUPPORT PROGRAM (OESP) 
Provides a monthly credit to eligible customers based on household income and household size
  • applies $35-$113 credit directly on each monthly hydro bill 
  • to apply call 1-855-831-8151 or see website here 
  • if you need help applying, call Salvation Army, Burlington Community and Family Services, 905-637-3893 or St. Christopher's Anglican Church, Open Doors Program, 905-634-1809
 
 
Housing Stability Fund: one-time assistance for utility bills
  • contact Halton Region at 905-825-6000 or see separate listing here
Hours Vary by program
Areas Served Burlington
Eligibility Low-income households only
Application See details for each program in Description
Languages English
Fees None
Site Information
Located In Community Burlington
Physical Access Not Applicable
Categories and Classification
HCSD Main Heading Income Programs ; Topic Guides
HCSD Sub Heading Assistance Programs ; Special Topics
Service Categories Utility Assistance

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