Bruce County.

Site: Kincardine

Service: Human Services - Housing - Westario Power Low-Income Energy Assistance Program

Description
Description (Service) Westario Power customers can get up to $500 in emergency assistance for their electricity bills ($600 if home is heated electrically) * assistance is only available if behind on bill, or in arrears and may be at risk of having service shut off (disconnected) * assistance is for emergency situations only and is not meant to provide ongoing help to pay bills * cannot receive more money than you owe on your bill
Service Details
Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Areas Served Bruce County ; Grey County ; Huron County ; Wellington County
Eligibility In order to be eligible for a LEAP EFA grant, applicants must: 
* be an existing customer of Westario or an existing customer of a unit sub-meter provider operating within the service area of the distributor; 
* reside at the address for which there are arrears; and  
* have an after-tax household income at or below the thresholds:  
 
1 - 2 person(s): less than $28,000 
3 - 4 persons: $28,001 - $39,000 
5 - 6 persons: $$39,001 - $48,000 
7 or more persons: $48,001 - $52,000
Application Program is out of funds for 2018, but Bruce County may still provide utility assistance through the Housing Stability Fund. Call Bruce County Housing or click here to apply online 
 
Fax to office or mail or drop off your application to:  
Bruce County Housing, Box 1450, 325 Lambton St, Kincardine, ON N2Z 2Z4 
 
Or drop off your application to local Social Services office: 
Walkerton - 30 Park St 
Port Elgin - 605 Mill St 
Wiarton - 268 Berford St 
 
If you have any questions or need to make other arrangements to pick up or send in an application please contact Bruce County Housing at: 519-396-3450 ext 103 or 1-877-396-3450 ext 103
Languages English
Fees None
Address and Location
Located In Community Kincardine (Town of)
Address & Map
325 Lambton St
Kincardine, ON N2Z 2Z4
 
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Physical Access Fully Accessible
Contact Information
Office Phone Housing 519-396-3439
Toll Free Phone Housing 1-800-265-3022
Fax 519-396-3499
E-Mail cparks@brucecounty.on.ca
Website www.brucecounty.on.ca/living/housing-services
Primary Contact Carolyn Parks, Community Support Coordinator; Phone: 519-396-3450 ext 103 * 1-877-396-3450 ext 103
Alternate Contact Tania Dickson, Housing Services Manager; Phone: 519-396-3450 ext 106 * 1-877-396-3450 ext 106
Mailing Address Box 1450 
Kincardine, ON N2Z 2Z4

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