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If you’re behind on your electricity or natural gas bill and face having your service disconnected, you may qualify for emergency financial help through the Low-income Energy Assistance Program (LEAP).

You need to meet certain criteria to qualify for these programs, and must go through L.I.P.I. – Low Income People Involvement of Nipissing.

You will be asked to provide:
Current utility bills (Gas, Hydro, Water)
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 (60 days)

Call 1-705-472-1337 or Email [email protected] to book an appointment.

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The L.I.P.I. office will be open on the following days for Trusteeship ONLY:
JAN 7 | OPEN | 10 AM to 2 PM
JAN 21 | OPEN | 10 AM to 2 PM


Email  [email protected]
Fax – (705) 472-4454
Call – (705) 472-1337 – Voicemail Only
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