Firewood Heat Security Program now accepting applications from members 63+
The Firewood Heat Security Program, relaunched in April 2021 by the NunatuKavut Community Council (NCC) in response to the COVID-19 global pandemic, has now been amended for increased eligibility. This program will now provide one cord of firewood per household for NunatuKavut seniors aged 63+ and vulnerable. There are limited cords of firewood available and it will be distributed on a first come-first serve basis.
You must be living in:
- Communities in Upper Lake Melville
- Communities in the Straits
- Paradise River
- Norman Bay
- Pinsent’s Arm
- Port Hope Simpson
- St. Lewis
- Mary’s Harbour
- Lodge Bay
Eligible applicants include NunatuKavut members who:
- Are age 63 or older;
- Have a disability; or
- Receive Income Support (Social Assistance); and
- Applicants who have not accessed the COVID-19 heat security voucher (for electricity or heating fuel) will be given priority.
Completed forms can be emailed to Shandy at firstname.lastname@example.org. If you need assistance with filling out this form, please contact Shandy directly.
For more information on all of our COVID-19 initiatives, please click here.