Rainy River District Social Services Administration Board

Site: Fort Frances Office

Service: LEAP Emergency Financial Assistance

Description & Services
Description (Service)
  • Delivers a one time emergency financial assistance to Atikokan Hydro and Fort Frances Power customers 
  • Maximum grant is $500 per fuel per household per year, grant is credited directly toward electricity bill  
  • Agency may be able to arrange a hold on a disconnection notice while a case is being reviewed  
  • All decisions can be appealed
Hours Mon-Fri 8 am-12 noon, 1 pm-4 pm
Areas Served Rainy River District
Eligibility
  • May be available to low-income customers of Atikokan Hydro and Fort Frances Power Corporation (and unit sub-metering providers) experiencing difficulty paying current arrears  
  • Decision will be based on several factors including long-term viability of the account  
  • Disconnection notice is not required to be eligible
Application Contact receptionist at "0" to be directed to required services
Languages English
Fees None
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone 807-274-5349
Toll Free Phone 1-800-265-5349
Fax 807-274-0678
E-Mail reception@rrdssab.on.ca
Website www.rrdssab.ca
Primary Contact LEAP Coordinator
Primary Executive Daniel McCormick, Chief Administrative Officer; Phone: 807-274-5349 ext 238; Email: dmccorm@rrdssab.on.ca
Located In Community Fort Frances
Address 450 Scott St
Fort Frances, ON P9A 1H2
 
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Intersection Scott St and Armit Ave
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Funding Provincial - Ontario Energy Board ; Private - Atikokan Hydro and Fort Frances Power Corporation