Housing Information Services of Windsor and Essex County

Site: Windsor - Ypres Blvd

Service: LEAP Emergency Financial Assistance Program

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Contact Information
Office Phone 519-254-4824: collect calls accepted
Fax 519-254-3450
Website hiswindsor.ca/services
Primary Contact Anna Angelidis, Executive Director
Description and Service Details
Description (Service) Access centre to apply for LEAP (Low-Income Energy Assistance Program) 
* one-time emergency financial assistance per calendar year to eligible households 
* program runs throughout the year subject to available funds 
* maximum grant is $500 per fuel per household per year ($600 for electrically heated homes) 
* grant is credited directly toward electricity bill 
* agency may be able to arrange a 21-day hold on a disconnection notice while the application is reviewed 
* all decisions may be appealed 
Housing and Information Services Website Click Here
Hours Mon-Fri: 9 am-4:30 pm
Areas Served Essex County
Eligibility Ages: 16 year(s) and up 
Low Income individuals
Application * Application process required  
* Pre-screening by telephone before in-person interview  
Documents required for interview include; 
* proof ID 
* utility bill must be in applicant's name 
* proof of lease or mortgage 
* proof of household income 
* recent bank statement
Languages English ; French
Fees None
Agency Information
Established 2011
Funding Provincial - Sponsored by Ontario Energy Board, funded by all utility ratepayers through the distribution rates of each utility
Site Information
Located In Community Windsor
Address & Map
3450 Ypres, Suite 200
Windsor, ON N8W 5K9
Intersection Central Ave and Ypres Blvd
Bus Routes Ottawa 4
Physical Access Fully Accessible - Parking, Washroom and Entrance

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