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United Way/Centraide of Stormont, Dundas & Glengarry

Site: Cornwall

Service: LEAP Emergency Financial Assistance

Alternate Name Centraide ; CV19 ; LEAP ; Low-Income Energy Assistance Program ; OCR ; Winter Warmth Fund
Legal Name United Way of Stormont, Dundas & Glengarry
Location & Accessibility
Located In Community Cornwall
Address & Map
55 Water St W, Suite 240
Cornwall, ON K6J 1A1
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Intersection Pitt St and Water St
Mailing Address PO Box 441 
55 Water St W, Suite 240 
Cornwall, ON K6H 5T2
Bus Route Notes Cornwall Transit Transit Route Map * Transit Schedule
Physical Access Fully Accessible ; Easy access to elevator ; Ramp located at the back of the building.
Parking Free parking
Description and Services
Description (Service) Access centre to apply for LEAP (Low-Income Energy Assistance Program), a one-time emergency financial assistance program * maximum grant is $500 per fuel per household per 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 * assistance is dependent on meeting criteria and availability of funds * all decisions can be appealed
Hours COVID-19 Closed until further notice due to COVID-19 concerns
Areas Served Stormont, Dundas and Glengarry United Counties
Eligibility May be available to low income individuals and families who are in arrears with Enbridge, Hydro One, Union Gas or Cornwall Electric energy bills, who have recently received a disconnection notice, and whose personal circumstances make it difficult to pay the bills * call to assess eligibility * clients can only apply for LEAP once per calendar year
Application Pre-screening by telephone prior to in-person interview. Documents required for interview include photo ID, proof of lease or mortgage, proof of household income and recent bank statement

* Cornwall Electric and Rideau St. Lawrence Distribution customers needing financial assistance to pay their electricity bills should contact United Way of Stormont, Dundas & Glengarry at 613-932-2051
* Hydro One & Union Gas customers throughout Ontario should contact the United Way of Greater Simcoe County toll free at 1-855-487-5327
Languages English ; French
Fees None
Service Categories Utility Assistance
Contact Information
Office Phone 613-932-2051
Toll Free Phone Hydro One and Union Gas Customers 1-855-487-5327
Social Media Facebook
Primary Contact Susan Currier, Administrative Assistant / LEAP Program Coordinator
Alternate Contact Stephanie Lalonde, Campaign and Communications Coordinator
Primary Executive Juliette Labossière, Executive Director
Other Details
Funding Sponsored by Ontario Energy Board, funded by all utility ratepayers through the distribution rates of each utility
Resources Website
Accreditation No

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