Description & Services
Description (Service)
  • Provides financial assistance to individuals who are in arrears with Northern Ontario Wires 
  • Offers a assistance up to $500 towards arrears (paid directly to the utility company)
Hours Sep-Jun: Mon-Fri 8:30 am-12 noon, 1 pm-4:15 pm 
Jul-Aug: Mon-Fri 8 am-12 noon, 1 pm-3:45 pm
Areas Served Kapuskasing
Eligibility
  • Low-income individuals 
  • Must be an existing customer of Northern Ontario Wires 
  • Individuals who are in arrears or have a disconnection notice 
  • Account must be in applicants 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 
  • Copy of rental receipt, lease or mortgage document 
  • Proof of household income for all member 18 years of age and older 
  • Bank statement from the most recent month
Languages English ; French
Fees None
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone 705-335-3435
Toll Free Phone 1-800-588-4443
Fax 705-335-3435
Website www.cdssab.on.ca
Primary Contact Tammy Smith, OW Program Manager; Phone: 705-266-1213; Fax: 705-268-8290; Email: smithtam@cdssab.on.ca
Located In Community Kapuskasing
Address 6 Ash St
Kapuskasing, ON P5N 2C8
 
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Intersection Ash St and Brunetville Rd
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (20) Regional Government
Funding Provincial - Ontario Energy Board ; Donations ; Private