Canadian Red Cross Society - Sudbury

Site: Sudbury Branch - Fairburn St

Service: Low-Income Energy Assistance Program

Description & Services
Public Comments Applications that have been denied can be appealed.
Description (Service)
  • Provides financial assistance to individuals who are in arrears and at risk of disconnection with Greater Sudbury Utilities (GSU - also known as Greater Sudbury Hydro) 
  • Offers assistance up to $500 towards arrears (paid directly to the utility company)
Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Dates Non-operational -- after Dec 29, 2017
Areas Served Sudbury District ; West Nipissing
Eligibility Ages: 18 year(s) and up 
  • Low-income individuals 
  • Must be an existing customer of Greater Sudbury Utilities 
  • Individuals who are in arrears / have a disconnection notice 
  • Account must be in applicant's name
Note: Individuals who are not able to sustain the energy costs following assistance will not be eligible
Application Contact agency to start the application process 

The following documentation will be required: 
  • Current utility bill 
  • Disconnection notice (if applicable)  
  • 2 pieces of ID for the applicant and 1 piece for all other household members 
  • Proof of household income for all members of the household 18 years of age and older 
  • Bank statements from at least the most recent month
Languages English ; French
Fees None
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone 705-674-0737
Primary Contact Stephanie, Housing Coordinator; Phone: 705-674-0737 ext 7211
Alternate Contact Sophie, Housing Assistant; Phone: 705-674-0737 ext 2710
Primary Executive Veronica Naaman De Teresi, District Branch Manager
Alternate Executive Louise Trudel, Senior Manager, Personal Support Services
Located In Community Sudbury
Address 1460 Fairburn St
Sudbury, ON P3A 1N7
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Intersection Fairburn St and Barry Downe Rd
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Funding Provincial - Ontario Energy Board ; Private - Greater Sudbury Utilities