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
Website www.wellington.ca
Primary Contact Housing Stability Unit
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 Program (EEP) and Low Income Energy Assistance Program (LEAP-E). Households must fall under established low-income thresholds and asset levels.  
EEP: assistance with heat or hydro arrears and reconnection costs, or minimum fuel fill (oil or propane). Payments made directly to energy providers. 
**Households may apply for emergency assistance from this fund once (subject to change). 
Assists applicants in completing the Ontario Electricity Support Program (OESP) application. 
LEAP-E: assistance with hydro arrears and reconnection costs for Guelph Hydro customers. Payments made directly to Guelph Hydro (now Alectra Utilities) 
**Households may apply for emergency assistance from this fund once per year.
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. Individual residents 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 most current Canada Revenue Agency income tax assessment.
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