Site: Central East Ontario - No Physical Address
Service: Low-Income Energy Assistance Program (LEAP) – Central East Application Sites
|Record #: CWD0548||Last Modified: 03 Jun 2021||Last Full Update: 19 May 2021|
|Description (Service)||The Ontario Energy Board's Low Income Energy Assistance Program (LEAP) provides financial assistance for individuals experiencing difficulty paying their current arrears. Program runs from Jan 2-Dec 31 each year (unless funds are depleted before Dec 31). Maximum grant is $500 per household per year ($600 if home is heated electrically). Grant is credited directly towards the heating bill. To access LEAP individuals should contact the access agency in their area. Agency may be able to arrange a hold on a disconnection notice while a case is being reviewed. All decisions can be appealed. To determine who to call in your area, find the company that you receive your heating from in the lists below:
|Public Comments|| If funds are depleted or additional assistance is required, call 2-1-1 for referral to County program, or click here to find agency for applicable area
As of January 1, 2019, Enbridge Gas Distribution and Union Gas have merged into one company, Enbridge Gas Inc
|Dates||Program runs annually Jan 2-Dec 31|
|Areas Served||Bruce County ; Grey County ; Haliburton ; Huron County ; Kawartha Lakes ; Muskoka District ; Northumberland County ; Parry Sound District ; Perth County ; Peterborough (County of) ; Simcoe County|
|Eligibility||May be available to low-income customers of heating distributors experiencing difficulty paying current arrears. Decision will be based on several factors including long-term viability of the account. A disconnection notice is not required to be eligible.|
|Application||Call applicable agency in your area to apply.
Pre-screening by telephone before in-person interview. Documents required for interview include photo id for everyone in the home, current utility bill, proof of lease or mortgage, proof of household income and recent bank statement showing 30 days prior to application date.
|Address and Location|
|Located In Community||211 Central East Region|
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|Physical Access||Not Applicable|