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Organization: Employment and Education Centre - Brockville - 1000 Islands Credit Counselling Service - LEAP Emergency Financial Assistance  
Phone Numbers: 613-498-2111 * Hydro One Customers Toll Free 1-855-487-5327
Toll-Free: 1-800-926-0777
Fax: 613-498-2116
Box 191
Brockville, ON
K6V 5K1
Street Address:
105 Strowger Blvd
Intersection: Stewart Blvd and Central Ave W
Accessibility: Wheelchair Accessible    Wheelchair Accessible
Hours: Mon, Tue, Thu, Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm * Wed 8:30 am-7 pm
Executives: Martin Carette - Accredited Financial Counsellor, Qualified Insolvency Counsellor
613-498-2111 ext 234 *
Public Contacts: Cheryl McCaugherty - Credit Counselling Administration
613-498-2111 ext 247
Service Description: Access agency to apply for LEAP (Low-Income Energy Assistance Program) one-time emergency financial assistance * program runs throughout the year * maximum grant is $500 per fuel per household per year ($600 for electrically heated homes) * grant is credited directly toward energy bill * agency can arrange a 21-day hold on a disconnection notice while a case is being assessed * all decisions can be appealed

Fees: None
Application: Pre-screening by telephone before in-person interview * documents required for interview include proof of lease or mortgage, proof of household income and recent bank statement

* Contact 1000 Islands Credit Counselling Service

* Hydro One customers throughout Ontario should contact the United Way of Greater Simcoe County

For the complete list of Social Agencies offering the LEAP program, click here
Eligibility / Target Population: May be available to low-income customers of Canadian Niagara Power Inc., Rideau St. Lawrence Distribution Inc. or Hydro One 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
Languages: English
Area Served:
Leeds and Grenville United Counties  

This information was last completely updated on December 19, 2018

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Updated December 19, 2018
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