Home > Electricity Conservation > Residential Conservation > Home Assistance Program  

More comfort - less worry

FREE upgrades to help lower your electricity bill

Are you living on a fixed or modest income? Are you struggling to make ends meet? If you qualify for the Home Assistance program, we'll supply and install energy-efficient upgrades, free of charge, to help you save on your electricity bill and make your home more comfortable.

Free upgrades may include:

  • ENERGY STAR® certified refrigerator
  • ENERGY STAR® certified chest freezer
  • ENERGY STAR® certified light bulbs
  • Power bars
  • Faucet aerators
  • Weatherstripping around doors and windows
  • Insulation in the attic or basement
  • Programmable thermostat
  • ENERGY STAR® certified dehumidifier or window air conditioner
  • Clothes drying racks
  • A low-flow showerhead

Please note: you must own your home or have approval from the owner.

If you are a social housing provider, read more about programs to help your tenants.

How the program works

Question mark symbol
  1. An energy expert will make an appointment to visit your home. They'll review how you're using energy now and recommend the best upgrades for your home.
  2. We'll supply and install the upgrades, at no charge.
  3. We'll show you how to use your new upgrades and give you more ways to save on your electricity bill.

Find out if you qualify

Check mark symbol

Please call 1-877-797-9473.

Or, to see if you are eligible, read more here.

Find out if you qualify

Please call

Or, to see if you are eligible, read more here.

Toronto Hydro can help

Symbol with a hand and dollar sign

Are you struggling to pay past-due bills?

If you are having trouble paying past-due electricity bills, you may qualify for a one-time grant of up to $500 (per year).

Learn more about the LEAP program.

Check mark symbol over a calendar

Never miss a payment again!

Set up Pre-Authorized Payment to pay your bills automatically on time, every time.

Sign up today

Dollar sign over a calendar

Worried about higher winter bills?

Pay the same amount every month with the Equal Payment Plan. It's easy and free.

Sign up today

Symbol of a pencil

Tips to help you save energy

Get helpful ideas to make your home more energy efficient and comfortable.

Read tips


Save on Energy is powered by the Independent Electricity System Operator and brought to you by Toronto Hydro. OMOfficial Mark of the Independent Electricity System Operator. Used under licence.

Save on Energy logo


TorontoHydro.com Feedback Survey

Please answer a short 5-7 minute survey about your visit to torontohydro.com today. Your feedback will help us improve our website to better meet your needs.

To thank you for your participation, you will be entered for a chance to win one of 10 Google Homes.

Take Survey