Senior Citizens Assistance Program

Provided by: Housing Nova Scotia

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Service Description

Provides assistance to senior homeowners (65 and older) who would like to remain in their own homes, but cannot afford necessary repairs.

The funding covers repairs that are a threat to health and safety, which includes repairs to roofing, plumbing and heating. Cosmetic repairs are not covered.

A grant of up to $6,500 is available.

Eligibility

To be eligible for the grant:
• You or your spouse must be at least 65 years old
• Your total household income is below the established income limit, which varies depending on household size and the area you live in
• You must own and have lived in your home for at least 1 year

Application Process

Contact Housing Nova Scotia

Documents Required

Proof of income • Other documentation as required

Fees

No fees

Languages Offered

English • French-speaking staff available upon request

Coverage Area

Nova Scotia

Contact Details

Service Hours

Tuesday
8:30am–4:30am
Wednesday
8:30am–4:30am
Thursday
8:30am–4:30am
Friday
8:30am–4:30am
Saturday
8:30am–4:30am
Sunday
8:30am–4:30am

Housing Nova Scotia – Eastern Region – Sydney

Address:
Provincial Building
360 Prince Street, Suite 22
Sydney NS  B1P 5L1
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Mailing Address:
360 Prince Street, Suite 22
Sydney NS  B1P 5L1

Site Info

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Site Hours

Monday
8:30am–4:30pm
Tuesday
8:30am–4:30pm
Wednesday
8:30am–4:30pm
Thursday
8:30am–4:30pm
Friday
8:30am–4:30pm

Accessibility

Automatic doors at entrance • Ramp • Elevators

Coverage Area

Cape Breton Island