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Rainy River District Social Services Administration Board

LEAP Emergency Financial Assistance

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Delivers LEAP Emergency Financial Assistance on behalf of the Ontario Energy Board (OEB)
  • Delivers a one time emergency financial assistance to Atikokan Hydro and Fort Frances Power customers
  • Maximum grant is $500 per fuel per household per year, grant is credited directly toward electricity bill
  • Agency may be able to arrange a hold on a disconnection notice while a case is being reviewed
  • All decisions can be appealed
Hours of Operation
8 am - 4 pm
8 am - 4 pm
8 am - 4 pm
8 am - 4 pm
8 am - 4 pm

Mon-Fri 8 am-4 pm; Closed 12 noon-1 pm
  • May be available to low-income customers of Atikokan Hydro and Fort Frances Power Corporation (and unit sub-metering providers) experiencing difficulty paying current arrears
  • Decision will be based on several factors including long-term viability of the account
  • Disconnection notice is not required to be eligible
Application Process
Contact local Ontario Works office of community of residence
Documents Required
Completed application required; available at Ontario Works office or online at
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Legal Status
(50) Non Profit
Agency Information
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211 Ontario North
Last Verified On
July 21, 2020