up to $600
Who is Eligible:
Low-income customers can get up to $500 in emergency assistance for your electricity bills ($600 if your home is heated electrically) and $500 for gas bills.
Steps to Get this Rebate:
1. You will likely have to meet with a representative of the social agency for an interview. You will be asked to provide some paperwork, including:
Current electricity and gas bills
A disconnection notice, if you have received one
A copy of a rental contract, lease or mortgage documents
Proof of household income – cheque stub, employment letter, income tax return for adult members of household
A copy of your most recent bank statement
2. The agency looking at your case will decide whether or not you qualify as low-income.
If you are accepted, your electricity or gas provider will be quickly contacted and asked to stop any further disconnection or collection activity on your account. Your energy utility will also be notified if your application is denied.
When the Rebate Ends: