Energy Assistance

Emergency Energy Fund & Low-Income Energy Support Program
You can get help from the County of Wellington Ontario Works department with costs related to heat and hydro arrears to prevent a disconnection.
Call: 519-837-2670 ext. 3712

Ontario Electricity Support Program
The Ontario Electricity Support Program (OESP) reduces the electricity bills of low-income customers. Apply for this program online, or contact Ontario Works for help.
Call: 519-837-2670 ext. 3712 (Ontario Works)

Stepping Stone
Stepping Stone may give financial help with paying last month’s rent deposits and utilities like hydro and gas, as well as emergency shelter.
23 Gordon Street, Guelph
Call: 519-837-0080

Salvation Army

The Salvation Army can give financial help with housing costs and utilities, such as gas and hydro payments.
210 Victoria Rd. Guelph
Call: 519-836-9824

Ontario Energy Board (OEB)
The Ontario Energy Board (OEB) has information and guidelines about all utilities. OEB has online price comparisons, tip sheets, energy contract disclosure statements as well as links to other helpful resources.