Contact Information

Office Phone 905-257-6029 ext 105
Fax 289-430-5068
Social Media YouTube YouTube
Primary Contact Paige Lauer; Email:

Agency Information

Established 1999
Funding Oakville Hydro, Ontario Energy Board and Union Gas

Description and Service Details

Description (Service)

Low-income Energy Assistance Program (LEAP):

  • provides up to $780 Hydro assistance or $500 for Gas with paying bills for low income households where there is danger of disconnection
  • provide copy of bill, proof rent/mortgage is up to date, 2 months bank statements and ID for all in household 


  • call 905-257-6029 ext 105 


  • If you only require assitance with Gas then call 1-855-487-5327 Simcoe Muskoka United Way– LEAP Program 8:30 am-4 pm to compete your application
  • If Oak Park Neighbourhood Centre is helping you with Hydro they can do your Gas intake form directly at the same time

Ontario Electricity Support Program (OESP):

  • provides $35-$113 discount per month on hydro bills for residents whose income falls below the Low Income Measure (LIM) cutoff
  • the online application can be done if everyone in the household over 17 has completed their income tax and if they have a printer to print off the consent form to mail
  • if individuals have not done their taxes or if they now make less than what is on their taxes and that has put them below the poverty line then they must go to Oak Park Neighbourhood Centre for staff to complete the application by looking at bank statements or tax returns to establish that they are living below poverty line and then staff will submit it on their behalf
  • contact Oak Park Neighbourhood Centre for more information

Oak Park business hours Wed, Thu 11:30 am-2:30 pm

Areas Served Oakville
Eligibility Low income households only


  • GAS- call 1-855-487-5327 Simcoe Muskoka United Way– LEAP Program 8:30 am-4 pm to begin intake
  • Gas & Hydro together or just Hydro- contact Oak Park Neighbourhood Centre for more information at 905-257-6029 ext 105 or email  


Languages English ; Chinese (Mandarin) ; Gujarati ; Hindi ; Punjabi ; Urdu
Fees None

Site Information

Located In Community Oakville
Address & Map
Oak Park Neighbourhood Centre
2200 Sawgrass Dr
Oakville, ON L6H 6M8
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Intersection Trafalgar Rd and Glenashton Dr
Mailing Address c/o LEAP Program
Physical Access Fully Accessible

Categories and Classification

HCSD Main Heading Income Programs ; Topic Guides
HCSD Sub Heading Assistance Programs ; Special Topics
Service Categories Utility Assistance

Agency Overview

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