Applications available for the 2019 Home Energy Assistance Program

The province is now accepting applications for the 2019 Home Energy Assistance Program.

The program provides a $100 benefit to help low-income families cope with high energy prices.

To be eligible, the province says applicants must meet the following criteria:
- maintain a principal place of residence in New Brunswick at the time of the application
- have a total family income of $30,000 or less in 2017
- have been a resident of New Brunswick as of December 31, 2017 and filled a 2017 New Brunswick
- provide a copy of an electricity bill for your home dated after November 1, 2018. (if electricity costs are included in your rent, provide the name and telephone number of your landlord at the time of application.)

Application forms can be found on the Department of Finance website and the deadline to apply for the 2019 benefit is June 30.