Apply to the Heating Assistance Rebate Program for help with the cost of home heating.
You can receive $600 if you qualify for the Heating Assistance Rebate Program.
Seniors Care Grant
You can also apply to the Seniors Care Grant for help with the cost of home heating.
To qualify for the rebate, you need to pay for your own home (residential) heat and meet 1 of the following criteria:
- have a 2022 net income of $55,000 or less and live alone with no kids or dependents
- have a combined 2022 net household income of $75,000 or less and live with kids, dependents or other adults
- receive Income Assistance from the Department of Community Services
- receive the Guaranteed Income Supplement (GIS) or the Allowance from Service Canada
If your personal or financial situation has changed since last year, you still may qualify. Examples of changes include becoming widowed, getting divorced or legally separated, losing your job, turning 18, recently arriving in Canada, or having the custody of your children change. Contact the Department of Service Nova Scotia to find out if you qualify.