Description
Description (Service) COVID-19 Response Due to concerns regarding COVID 19, church services and programs are suspended * For other Family Services needs please call 705-645-2602 ext 1 
 
Regarding utility assistance 
As of August 4, 2020, the ban on disconnection for non-payment for natural gas and electricity has ended. Customer who were behind in payments prior to March should expect collection activities and disconnection notices in the following weeks.  
Utilities must let a customer know their account is overdue at least seven days prior to issuing a disconnection notice.  
 
Assistance with utility arrears is available through the usual programs (see below) 
 
In addition there is a special program available to those whose income has been affected by the pandemic. 
COVID-19 Energy Assistance Program (CEAP): for customers who are having difficulty paying their utility bills due to the COVID-19 Pandemic. 
* Available to consumers who have fallen behind by at least two billing cycles, but whose accounts were in good standing when provincial emergency was declared (Mar 17, 2020) 
* Available for those unemployed on the date they apply for funding, and have received Employment Insurance or the Canada Emergency Response Benefit since March 17, 2020 
* Provides electricity customers with up to $230 in support if they primarily use electricity for heating, or if they use energy-intensive medical devices, and up to $115 otherwise 
* Provides natural gas customers with up to $160 if they reside in Northern Ontario, and up to $80 if they reside elsewhere 
* Those who have received support from the Low Income Energy Assistance Program (LEAP) or the Ontario Electricity Support Program in the recent past are ineligible 
 
Applications will be available through the utility providers’ websites and will be accepted by email, mail, on-line application or by phone as of July 13, 2020. 
Customers will be credited on their utility account. 
For complete details and eligibility, contact your utility provider. 
 
Regular Service: 
Weekly church service and Sunday School * Assistance to people in need including: food bank * clothing * overnight shelter accommodations * utility assistance * Christmas hampers * family counselling * transportation * monthly community meal
Service Details
Hours COVID-19 Fully Closed
Dates Community Meal: Oct 24, 2019  
Nov 21,2019 
Jan 30, 2020 
Feb 27, 2020 
Mar 26, 2020  
Apr 30, 2020
Areas Served Bracebridge ; Muskoka Lakes Township
Eligibility Children, Youth, Adults and Seniors with spiritual and basic needs
Application Walk-in or call for information
Languages English
Fees None
Address and Location
Located In Community Bracebridge
Address & Map
456 Manitoba St
Bracebridge, ON P1L 1W9
 
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Intersection Monck Rd & Manitoba St
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Contact Information
Office Phone 705-645-2602 ext 1
Fax 705-645-2969
Website www.bracebridgecommunitychurch.com
Primary Contact Ian and Kam Robinson, Salvation Army Lieutenants
Mailing Address PO Box 383 
Bracebridge, ON P1L 1T7

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