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Provincial Home Energy Assistance Programs

Service Nova Scotia and Internal Services and the Salvation Army are working together to provide rebates to low income Nova Scotians struggling with their heating or electrical costs due to financial loss resulting from Covid-19. Low income Nova Scotians who are eligible for these programs could receive up to $1,000 to help them with their heating/power costs in 2021-22. Below are the rebate program offerings for 2021-22:

Home Energy Assistance Top-Up (HEAT): $400 rebate for emergency home heating or power bills.

Nova Scotia Covid Relief Fund (NSCR): $400 rebate to help households impacted by the Covid 19 with their home heating or power bills.

Heating Assistance Rebate Program (HARP): $200 rebate for home heating costs.