The Home Energy Assistance Top-Up (HEAT) Fund supports Nova Scotians in need with the added
cost of home heating during the winter months. In 2020, the Fund provided assistance for more
than 3,500 households in Nova Scotia. The Fund is proudly administered by The Salvation Army.
You may apply if:
$29,000 for one-person households;
$47,703 for two to four person households;
$67,937 for households with five or more individuals
- You live in Nova Scotia and are within the following income threshold:
- Your household is experiencing an emergency heating situation
The HEAT Fund offers a maximum assistance in the amount of $400 for individuals and families.
You can apply online at or via phone at (902) 422-3435