|Record #: NIA1504||Last Modified: 08 Nov 2019||Last Full Update: 21 May 2019|
|Office Phone||905-357-5121 ext 55|
|Areas Served||Niagara Falls|
|Located In Community||Niagara Falls|
|Address & Map||
4129 Stanley Ave, Unit 2
Niagara Falls, ON L2E 7H3
|Intersection||Stanley Ave and Thorold Stone Rd|
|Service and Access Details|
|Description (Service)||Assists individuals who are experiencing an emergency in paying their utility bills. The program may be able to help with hydro, gas, and some other types of heating bills. Other means of help include hydro or water deposits along with referrals to partner agencies who may be able to assist further. Families are able to receive assistance once per year through the Utility Grant Program. Funding for this program is limited.
Funding is accessed through the Niagara Emergency Energy Fund (NEEF) and the Low-Income Energy Assistance Program (LEAP).
Also provides intake for the Ontario Electricity Support Program (OESP) to lower electricity bills for low-income households.
|Eligibility||* Account must be a current account in applicant's name (and applicant must be living at the address)
* Applicant will need to show how they will maintain the utility bills if they were to receive a grant
* Applicant will need to show that they have attempted to pay their utility bills
* Total household income must be under the Low Income Cut-off before taxes.
|Application||By appointment only.|
|Physical Access||Fully Accessible|
|Legal Status||(50) Non Profit|
|Service Categories||Utility Assistance|