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Cochrane District Social Services Administration Board
LEAP Emergency Financial Assistance, Hearst Office
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  • Provides financial assistance to individuals who are in arrears with Hearst Power Distribution
  • Offers assistance up to $500 towards arrears (paid directly to the utility company)
Applications that have been denied can be appealed
Hours of Operation
Mon-Fri 8:30 am-12 noon, 1 pm-4:15 pm, Sep-JunMon-Fri 8 am-12 noon, 1 pm-3:45 pm, Jul-Aug
  • Low-income individuals
  • Must be an existing customer of Hearst Power Distribution
  • Individuals who are in arrears or have a disconnection notice
  • Account must be in applicants name
Note: Individuals who are not able to sustain the energy costs following assistance will not be eligible
Application Process
Contact agency to start the application process
The following documentation will be required:
  • Current utility bill
  • Disconnection notice (if applicable)
  • 2 pieces of ID for the applicant and 1 piece for all other household members
  • Copy of rental receipt, lease or mortgage document
  • Proof of household income for all member 18 years of age and older
  • Bank statement from the most recent month
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Legal Status
(20) Regional Government
Agency Information
211 Ontario North
Last Updated On
November 5, 2019

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