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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 emergency relief with financial grants of up to $1000 per calendar year 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
  • for electricity/hydro bills contact Salvation Army, Burlington Community and Family Services, 905-637-3893
ONTARIO ELECTRICITY SUPPORT PROGRAM (OESP) Provides a monthly credit of $35-$113 to eligible customers based on household income and household size
  • credits are applied directly to eligible customers’ bills
  • for assistance with 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 3-1-1 or 905-825-6000
  • 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

Agency Overview


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