Home heating assistance applications now being accepted

The Gallant Government is now accepting applications for this year’s Home Energy Assistance Program. It’s designed to help low-income families cope with high energy bills, especially during the winter.

The one-time, $100 payment will be provided to households with incomes no higher than $30,000 in 2015.

The program was set to expire last year but the government decided to extend it for another five years. Last year it paid out $4.7 million.