Community Partnerships

Winter Warmth / LEAP

Do you live in Oakville and need assistance with your Union Gas or Oakville Hydro bill? The Winter Warmth/LEAP program may be able to help you. The program provides small grants to low-income residents that have gas accounts with Union Gas Distribution Company or have hydro accounts with Oakville Hydro. There are a number of eligibility requirements for each utility.

To find out if you qualify, please email or call 905-257-6029.

United Way  Oakville thanks the utilities for providing this assistance to Oakville residents. UWO is also extremely appreciative of Oak Park Neighbourhood Centre for making this program a reality.

Halton 211

211 is an easy-to-remember, non-emergency telephone number that will connect people to a full range of community services. Twenty-four hours a day, seven days a week, certified information and referral specialists will answer 211 calls, assess the needs of each caller and link them to the best available information and services.

Many people don’t know where to go to get the help they need – 211 is the first step to finding nearly any service in the community. If you need information, simply dial 211 or visit