Energy Assistance Programs

Financial assistance is offered to help low-income households who face disconnection from gas and electricity.

Low-Income Energy Assistance Program (LEAP)

LEAP provides grants to low-income households who are residents in Toronto and are in arrears with utilities.

Call to Apply: 416-924-2543 ext. 231

Energy Affordability Program (EAP)

The EAP is designed to help Toronto homeowners and tenants make their homes more energy efficient.  An energy-efficient home uses less energy, making it easier for you to manage your costs.

Ontario ELECTRICITY Support Program (OESP)

The OESP is an Ontario Energy Board (OEB) program that lowers electricity bills for low-income households. The OESP will provide a monthly credit to eligible customers based on household income and household size.

Call to Apply: 416-924-2543 ext. 231

Emergency Energy Fund (EEF)

Low-income Toronto residents who are not receiving assistance from Ontario Works or Ontario Disability Support Program (ODSP) may qualify for help from EEF. The EEF program assists with energy-related emergencies to reconnect, prevent disconnection or to assist in the payment of energy arrears for hydro, gas or oil services.

To apply for the Emergency Energy Fund, call Neighbourhood Information Post at 416-397-7368 between 9 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. Monday to Friday.