Employment and Education Centre

Site: Brockville

Service: 1000 Islands Credit Counselling Service - LEAP Emergency Financial Assistance

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Names
Alternate Name Employment & Education Centre ; LEAP ; Low-Income Energy Assistance Program ; Thousand Islands Credit Counselling Service ; Winter Warmth ; YEAH Inc.
Legal Name Youth Employment Assistance Headquarters
Location & Accessibility
Located In Community Brockville
Address & Map
105 Strowger Blvd
Brockville, ON K6V 5V2
 
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Intersection Stewart Blvd and Central Ave W
Mailing Address Box 191 
Brockville, ON K6V 5V2
Bus Route Notes Brockville Transit Transit map * Stop times and locations
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Parking Free parking
Description and Services
Description (Service) Access centre to apply for LEAP (Low-Income Energy Assistance Program) one-time emergency financial assistance * program runs throughout the year * maximum grant is $500 per fuel per household per year ($600 for electrically heated homes) * 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

Help with Heat program is intended to provide emergency relief to eligible low-income applicants using alternative heating sources such as wood, wood pellets, oil or propane.
Hours Mon, Tue, Thu, Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm * Wed 8:30 am-7 pm
Areas Served Leeds and Grenville United Counties
Eligibility May be available to low-income customers of Canadian Niagara Power Inc., Rideau St. Lawrence Distribution Inc. or Hydro One experiencing difficulty paying current arrears * decision will be based on several factors including long-term viability of the account * a disconnection notice is not required to be eligible
Application Pre-screening by telephone before in-person interview * documents required for interview include proof of lease or mortgage, proof of household income and recent bank statement

* Contact 1000 Islands Credit Counselling Service
* Hydro One customers throughout Ontario should contact the United Way of Greater Simcoe County

For the complete list of Social Agencies offering the LEAP program, click here
Languages English
Fees None
Service Categories Utility Assistance
Contact Information
Office Phone 613-498-2111 * Hydro One Customers Toll Free 1-855-487-5327
TTY Phone 613-498-3123
Fax 613-498-2116
E-Mail cheryl@eecentre.com
Website www.eecentre.com
Primary Contact Cheryl McCaugherty, Financial Fitness Support; Phone: 613-498-2111 ext 247
Primary Executive Martin Carette, Financial Fitness Professional; Phone: 613-498-2111 ext 234; Email: martin@eecentre.com
Other Details
Funding Provincial ; Sponsored by Ontario Energy Board, funded by all utility ratepayers through the distribution rates of each utility
Resources Website
Accreditation Yes, by Credit Counselling Canada

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