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
Service Categories Utility Assistance
Older Adult View Main Categories FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE
Older Adult View Sub-Categories Assistance Programs

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