South Essex Community Council

Site: Leamington Mall - Talbot St E

Service: LEAP Emergency Financial Assistance - Keep the Heat

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Contact Information
Office Phone 519-326-8629
Fax 519-326-1529
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Primary Contact Krysti Roehler, Intake Worker; Phone: (Business) 519-326-8629; Fax: 519-326-1529; Email:
Alternate Contact Mark Wybenga
Description and Service Details
Description (Service) Access centre to apply for LEAP (Low-Income Energy Assistance Program): 
* one-time emergency financial assistance  
* program runs throughout the year  
* grant is credited directly toward energy bill  
* agency can arrange a 21-day hold on a disconnection notice while a case is being assessed  
* all decisions can be appealed
Hours Mon-Fri: 8:30 am-4:30 pm * Tue 8:30 am-8 pm
Areas Served Essex ; Harrow ; Kingsville ; Leamington ; Wheatley
Boundaries Leamington, Kingsville, Wheatley
Eligibility Low income Individuals
Application * Application process required.  
* There is a pre-screening by telephone before an in-person interview 
Documents required for the interview include:  
* two (2) pieces of legal identification for applicant plus one (1) piece for all others residing in household (i.e., birth certificate, passport, citizenship, driver's license, other government issued I.D.), proof of lease or mortgage plus proof that applicant is not in arrears (i.e rent receipts or letter from landlord), proof of household income, last two (2) months of bank statements, utility bills and disconnection notices.
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - Arabic, French, Low German, Portuguese, Spanish (Other languages upon request)
Fees None
Agency Information
Primary Executive Carolyn Warkentin, Executive Director; Phone: 519-326-8629; Fax: 519-326-8528; Email:
Funding Regional / Municipal
Site Information
Located In Community Leamington
Address & Map
Leamington Mall
215 Talbot St E
Leamington, ON N8H 3X5
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Intersection County Rd 33 and Talbot St E
Physical Access Fully Accessible - Parking, Washroom and Entrance

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