Manitoulin Sudbury District Services Board

Site: Espanola Office

Service: LEAP Emergency Financial Assistance

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Description & Services
Public Comments Applications that have been denied can be appealed.
Description (Service)
  • Provides financial assistance to individuals who are in arrears with Chapleau Public Utilities Corporation 
  • Offers a assistance up to $500 towards arrears (paid directly to the utility company)
Hours Hours not specified, call for details
Areas Served Manitoulin District ; Sudbury District ; does not include the City of Greater Sudbury
  • Low-income individuals 
  • Must be an existing customer of the utility 
  • 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 705-222-0499
Primary Contact Donna Stewart, Director of Integrated Social Services
Located In Community Espanola
Address 210 Mead Blvd
Espanola, ON P5E 1R9
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Intersection Mead Blvd and Spanish River Dr
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (50) Non Profit ; (80) United Way
Funding Provincial - Ontario Energy Board ; Private - all utility ratepayers through the distribution rates of each utility