The Ontario Electricity Support Program offers assistance for low-income families with their electricity bill payments. Eligible households will receive a credit on their electricity bill. The amount of the credit will depend on how many people live in your home and your total income. Applications for this program will be accepted by the Ontario Energy Board in October 2015. The program is scheduled to begin in January 2016. Find out if you are eligible and how to apply by linking into Ontario Electricity Support.
In 2011 Jamie and Yolanda Cameron’s 16 year old son Wes died by suicide. After Wes’s death his parents created Wes foryouthonline.ca. They wanted young people to know that it’s ok to have problems and that it’s ok to ask for help. Wes foryouthonline.ca offers an online safe place where teens can get free one on one counselling from mental health counsellors. Their web site provides resources for teens and parents concerning life issues and mental and emotional wellness. At Wes foryouthonline.ca you will find more information about this valuable resource for youth aged 13 to 19 in Grey, Bruce and surrounding areas.