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Wellington (County of). Social Services

Site: Guelph - 129 Wyndham St N

Service: Emergency Energy Supports

Contact Information
Alternate Name EEF ; LEAP
Former Name Wellington County Rent Bank and Emergency Energy Fund
Office Phone 519-837-2670 ext 3712
Toll Free Phone 1-800-265-7294 ext 3712
Primary Contact Housing Stability Caseworkers
Site Location Guelph-Downtown
Located In Community Guelph
Address & Map
129 Wyndham St N
Guelph, ON N1H 4E9
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Intersection Wyndham St N and Eramosa Rd
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Description & Services
Description (Service) Administers funds from the Emergency Energy Fund (EEF) and Low-Income Energy Assistance Program (LEAP-E). Applicants must meet low income cutoff.  
EEF: for energy arrears including hydro, gas, oil, and other forms of energy and reconnection costs - paid directly to energy providers 
**Households may receive emergency assistance from the fund once, except under exceptional circumstances 
Assists applicants in completing the Ontario Electricity Support Program (OESP) application. 
LEAP-E: assistance with hydro arrears with Guelph Hydro  
**Households may receive emergency assistance from this fund once every twelve months
Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm * summer hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4 pm, Victoria Day-Labour Day
Areas Served Guelph ; Wellington County
Eligibility Low income residents of Guelph and Wellington County, including social assistance recipients (Ontario Works and Ontario Disability Support Program) and people with fixed incomes. Individuals and families may apply for these programs.
Application Call for information on application process * applicants must provide verification of all sources of household income, assets (including bank accounts) and shelter costs, and a copy of the most current Canada Revenue Agency income tax return
Languages English ; Interpretive Services ; translation services can be arranged
Fees None
Other Details
Legal Status (20) Regional Government
Funding Regional / Municipal
Service Categories County Government Departments/Offices ; Utility Assistance