Niagara Emergency Energy Fund

Description & Services
Description (Service) The fund covers electricity, natural gas, oil and other forms of energy. Funding is limited to assistance for payment of arrears, security deposits and reconnection fees. The maximum assistance per household is equivalent to the amount required by the utility company re: energy arrears, security deposits and reconnection fees to restore or maintain utility services. Recipients would be entitled to receive assistance only once in a calendar year under the Niagara Energy Emergency Fund, except under exceptional circumstances. 
 
Emergency assistance from this fund is to be paid directly to the energy provider. 
 
Apply through the following agencies:  
Applicants must provide detailed documentation and applications are filled on-line at the agency. Must call ahead to book an appointment. 
 
Fort Erie: Salvation Army Community and Family Services 
905-871-1592  
Serves: Fort Erie, Stevensville, Ridgeway, 
Crystal Beach, Sherkston  
 
Welland: The Hope Centre 
905-788-0744 
Serves: Welland, Port Colborne, Pelham, Wainfleet 
 
St Catharines and Thorold: Housing Help Centre 
905-984-8955 
Serves: St Catharines, NOTL, Thorold  
 
Niagara Falls: Project Share 
905-357-5121 ext 30 
Serves: Niagara Falls 
 
Lincoln: Community Care of West Niagara 
905-563-5822 
Serves: Beamsville, Vineland, Jordan,  
Jordan Station, Campden, West Lincoln 
 
Port Colborne: Port Cares 
905-834-3629 
Serves: Port Colborne, Wainfleet
Hours Call for information
Areas Served Niagara Region
Eligibility Low income households
Application Contact local partnering agency directly to apply
Languages English
Fees None
Contact Information
Located In Community Niagara Region
Physical Access Not Applicable
Other Details
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Established 2000
Service Categories Utility Assistance