IMPORTANT NOTE: Services may be impacted in response to COVID-19 (Coronavirus). Please contact agencies or programs listed on this page prior to visiting in person to receive up to date information on their services

Memos and Bulletins
Public Comments Services altered in response to COVID-19 (Coronavirus) 
 
* The Ontario Government has set up a COVID-19 Emergency Assistance Program to assist Residential customers who are having problems paying their hydro bill. Please check details here 
* send an email or call for all supports  
* people are encouraged to send any photos of any documents for intake by email to allow for distancing  
* contact by email or phone in advance
Contact Information
Office Phone Winter Warmth 905-845-3811 ext 108; 
LEAP 905-875-1022
Agency Information
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Funding United Way - Winter Warmth ; Union Gas (Winter Warmth), Milton Hydro (LEAP)
Description and Service Details
Description (Service) Services altered in response to COVID-19 (Coronavirus) 
 
* The Ontario Government has set up a COVID-19 Emergency Assistance Program to assist Residential customers who are having problems paying their hydro bill. Please check details here 
* send an email or call for all supports  
* people are encouraged to send any photos of any documents for intake by email to allow for distancing  
* contact by email or phone in advance  
 
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This listing describes the Ontario Electricity Support Program (OESP) credit, and where to get emergency help to pay a utility bill  
 
 
ONTARIO ELECTRICITY SUPPORT PROGRAM (OESP)  
Applies $35-$113 credit directly on each monthly hydro bill for those below the Low Income Measure cutoff  
* to apply call 1-855-831-8151 (Mon-Fri 8 am-9 pm) or see website here  
* if you need help applying call Salvation Army, Milton Community and Family Services, 905-875-1022 
 
EMERGENCY HELP TO PAY UTILITY BILLS  
1. Housing Stability Fund (one-time assistance for gas or hydro bills)  
* contact Halton Region at 905-825-6000 or see separate listing here 
 
2. Energy Assistance Program (one-time emergency help for Union Gas bills)  
* provides a one-time grant (up to $500) for those behind on payments and at risk for disconnection  
* to apply contact United Way Simcoe Muskoka, 1-855-487-5327, Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm or see website here  
 
3. LEAP Program (one-time emergency help for electricity/hydro bills)  
* to apply contact Salvation Army, Milton Community and Family Services, 905-875-1022
Hours Call for information
Areas Served Milton
Eligibility Low-income households only
Application Call for information
Languages English
Fees None
Site Information
Located In Community Milton
Physical Access Unknown
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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