Chippewas of Nawash Unceded First Nation

Site: Maadookii Complex

Service: Social Services Department

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Description
Description (Service) COVID-19 Response 
COVID-19 Energy Assistance Program (CEAP): for customers who are having difficulty paying their utility bills due to the COVID-19 Pandemic. 
* Available to consumers who have fallen behind by at least two billing cycles, but whose accounts were in good standing when provincial emergency was declared (Mar 17, 2020) 
* Available for those unemployed on the date they apply for funding, and have received Employment Insurance or the Canada Emergency Response Benefit since March 17, 2020 
* Provides electricity customers with up to $230 in support if they primarily use electricity for heating, or if they use energy-intensive medical devices, and up to $115 otherwise 
* Provides natural gas customers with up to $160 if they reside in Northern Ontario, and up to $80 if they reside elsewhere 
* Those who have received support from the Low Income Energy Assistance Program (LEAP) or the Ontario Electricity Support Program in the recent past are ineligible 
 
Applications will be available through the utility providers’ websites and will be accepted by email, mail, on-line application or by phone as of July 13, 2020. 
Customers will be credited on their utility account. 
For complete details and eligibility, contact your utility provider. 
 
Existing LEAP Program 
* LEAP program intake temporarily on pause due to extended disconnection ban 
* The Ontario Energy Board recently extended the winter disconnection ban to July 31, 2020 for electricity distributors ensuring no one is disconnected for non-payment 
* Natural gas distributors and many unit sub-meter providers have also announced they will not disconnect for non-payment until July 31st  
 
Regular Service: 
An Ontario Works delivery agent for financial assistance and emergency housing * the Transitional Support Fund (TSF) provides aid to social assistance recipients and low-­income families who require housing related supports such as: 
 
* rent 
* deposits 
* fuel and hydro deposits 
* establishing a new residence 
* prevention of disconnection or reconnection costs of hydro or heating costs 
* shelter or hydro arrears
Service Details
Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Areas Served Chippewas of Nawash Unceded First Nation ; South Bruce Peninsula
Boundaries Chippewas of Nawash
Eligibility Community members of Neyashiinigmiing
Application Call
Languages English ; Ojibway - limited
Fees None
Address and Location
Located In Community Chippewas of Nawash Unceded First Nation
Address & Map
33 Maadookii Cres
Neyaashiinigmiing, ON N0H 2T0
 
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Intersection Maadookii Cres and Prairie Rd
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Contact information
Office Phone 519-534-3753
Fax 519-534-1501
Website www.nawash.ca/social-services
Primary Contact Pam Linklater, Program Supervisor; Email: sssupervisor@nawashfn.ca
Categories
CWD_NEWHUB_HEADINGGROUPS Child, Youth & Family ; Financial Assistance ; Housing
CWD_NEWHUB_HEADINGS Financial Assistance Programs ; House & Apartment Rental ; Rent & Housing Assistance ; Rent & Housing Payment Assistance ; Utility Assistance ; Utility Payment Assistance

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