Financial assistance to help pay heating costs


It's starting to get cold outside. If you need help paying your heating bill, the Halton Region Winter Warmth Program and Burlington Hydro LEAP assistance can help.

Winter Warmth Program

The Winter Warmth program is designed to help low-income families and individuals living at or below the poverty line, who have exhausted all other sources of financial support. Approved households may receive a grant up to $500 per calendar year. For details, refer to the Winter Warmth Program at https://www.uniongas.com/community/winter-warmth

Low-Income Energy Assistance Program (LEAP)

Together with Halton Region, Burlington Hydro is supporting LEAP, a year-round emergency financial assistance program designed to help low-income customers, who have difficulty making electricity bill payments.

To access these programs contact Social and Community Services, Regional Municipality of Halton, at (905) 825-6000 or toll free at 1-866-442-5866.

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