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Organization: Gas & Hydro Bill Assistance - Oakville  
Phone Numbers: 905-257-6029
Fax: 289-430-5068
Email: support@opnc.ca
Website: opnc.ca/programs/low-income-supports-2
Address:
c/o LEAP Program
Oak Park Neighbourhood Centre
2200 Sawgrass Dr
Oakville, ON
L6H 6M8
Intersection: Trafalgar Rd and Glenashton Dr
Accessibility: Wheelchair Accessible    Wheelchair Accessible
Hours: Business hours Wed, Thu 11:30 am-2:30 pm
Contacts: support@opnc.ca
Michelle Knoll
Oak Park Neighbourhood Centre
Service Description: Low-income Energy Assistance Program (LEAP):
  • provides up to $500 assistance with paying bills for low income households where there is danger of disconnection
  • provide copy of bill, proof rent/mortgage is up to date, 2 months bank statements and ID for all in household

Hydro:
  • call 905-257-6029 ext 105

Gas:
  • call 1-855-487-5327 Simcoe Muskoka United Way– LEAP Program 8:30 am-4 pm to do intake and then the United Way will send a partially completed intake form to Oak Park
  • Oak Park will call you when the form arrives and ask you to come in with the documents listed above to complete the form
  • they will then send the form back to the United Way to see if you will be assisted

Ontario Energy Support Program (OESP):
  • provides $30-$75 discount per month on hydro bills for residents whose income falls below the Low Income Measure (LIM) cutoff
  • the online application can be done if everyone in the household over 17 has completed their income tax and if they have a printer to print off the consent form to mail
  • if individuals have not done their taxes or if they now make less than what is on their taxes and that has put them below the poverty line then they must go to Oak Park Neighbourhood Centre for staff to complete the application by looking at bank statements or tax returns to establish that they are living below poverty line and then staff will submit it on their behalf
  • contact Oak Park Neighbourhood Centre for more information

Fees: None
Application: LEAP:
contact 905-257-6029 x105 info@opnc.ca or also available online to download

OESP:
* complete the online application
* print, sign and mail in a hard copy of the OESP Consent Form
Eligibility - Population(s) Served: Low income households only
Languages: English
Area(s) Served:
Oakville  
See Also: Financial Assistance for Rent and Utilities

This information was last completely updated on April 11, 2018

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Updated April 11, 2018
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