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Homelessness Network
Low-Income Energy Assistance Program

  • Provides financial assistance to individuals who are in arrears and at risk of disconnection with Greater Sudbury Utilities (GSU - also known as Greater Sudbury Hydro)
  • Offers assistance up to $500 towards arrears (paid directly to the utility company). up to $600 if the home is electrically heated
Applications that have been denied can be appealed
  • Low-income individuals
  • Must be an existing customer of Greater Sudbury Utilities
  • Individuals who are in arrears / have a disconnection notice
  • Account must be in applicant's name
Note: Individuals who are not able to sustain the energy costs following assistance will not be eligible

Age Requirements: Ages: 18 year(s) and up;
Application Process
Contact André or Viviane at 705-618-8810
The following documentation will be required:
  • Current utility bill
  • Disconnection notice (if applicable)
  • Copy of rental contract, lease or mortgage documents
  • 2 pieces of ID for the applicant and 1 piece for all other household members
  • Proof of household income for all members of the household 18 years of age and older
  • Bank statements from at least the most recent month
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Legal Status
(50) Non Profit
Agency Information
211 Ontario North
Last Verified On March 5, 2019

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