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Cochrane District Social Services Administration Board

LEAP Emergency Financial Assistance


Description
  • Provides emergency financial assistance to individuals who are in arrears with Northern Ontario Wires Inc
  • Offers assistance up to $500 towards arrears (paid directly to the utility company)
Comments
Applications that have been denied can be appealed
Hours of Operation
Mon
0830 - 1615
Tue
0830 - 1615
Wed
0830 - 1615
Thu
0830 - 1615
Fri
0830 - 1615

Mon-Fri 8:30 am-12 noon, 1 pm-4:15 pm, Sep-Jun
Mon-Fri 8 am-12 noon, 1 pm-3:45 pm, Jul-Aug
Eligibility
  • Low-income individuals
  • Must be an existing customer of Northern Ontario Wires Inc
  • 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
Call
Fees
None
Documents Required
The following documentation will be required:
  • Current utility bill
  • Disconnection notice (if applicable)
  • Identification
  • 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
Accessibility
Fully Accessible
Legal Status
(20) Regional Government
Topic(s)
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Agency Information
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Copyright
211 Ontario North
Last Verified On
March 24, 2021