Home Energy Assistance Program
To assist low-income families to cope with high energy costs, the government of New Brunswick has committed to extend the Home Energy Assistance Program over the next 5 years. For 2016, the program provides a benefit of $100 to families whose total income for 2014 was $28,000 or less.
To be eligible, applicants must:
• Maintain a principal place of residence (home) within New Brunswick at the time of application
• Have had a total family income (applicant and spouse or common-law partner) of $28,000 or less in 2014
• Be a resident of New Brunswick as of December 31, 2014 and have filed a 2014 New Brunswick Income Tax Return
Application forms for the 2016 benefit will be available January 4, 2016.
For additional information, see Home Energy Assistance Program under Related Links.