Site Information
Located In Community Burlington
Physical Access Not Applicable
Agency and Service Names
Alternate Name LEAP (Low-income Energy Assistance Program) ; OESP (Ontario Electricity Support Program)
Former Name Winter Warmth Program
Agency Information
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Established 2008
Funding Grants ; United Way
Description and Service Details
Description (Service) This topic record describes the Ontario Electricity Support Program (OESP) credit, and where to get emergency help to pay a utility bill. 
Applies $45-$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, Burlington Community and Family Services, 905-637-3893 or St. Christopher's Anglican Church, Open Doors Program 905-634-1809 
1. Housing Stability Fund (one-time assistance for gas or hydro bills) 
* contact Halton Region at 905-825-6000 or see separate record 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 or see website here
3. LEAP Program (one-time emergency help for electricity/hydro bills) 
* to apply contact Salvation Army, Burlington Community and Family Services, 905-637-3893
Hours Vary by program.
Areas Served Burlington
Eligibility Low-income households only
Application See details for each program, above.
Languages English
Fees None
Categories and Classification
Main Category Income Programs ; Topic Guides
Secondary Category Assistance Programs ; Special Topics
Service Categories Utility Assistance

Agency Overview

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