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Homelessness Network

Low-Income Energy Assistance Program


Description
  • 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 toward arrears (paid directly to the utility company). up to $600 if the home is electrically heated
Comments
Applications that have been denied can be appealed
Hours of Operation
Mon
0830 - 1630
Tue
0830 - 1630
Wed
0830 - 1630
Thu
0830 - 1630
Fri
0830 - 1630

Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Eligibility
  • 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

Ages: 18 years and up
Application Process
Contact Sophie or Viviane at 705-618-8810
Fees
None
Documents Required
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
Accessibility
Fully Accessible
Legal Status
(50) Non Profit
Topic(s)
Agency Information
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Copyright
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Last Verified On
May 5, 2021