Firewood Heat Security Program *CLOSED*

UPDATE: this program is now closed as funds have been exhausted as of July 20, 2021. Thank you for your participation!

The Firewood Heat Security Program was launched 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 55+ 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
  • Cartwright
  • Paradise River
  • Charlottetown
  • Norman Bay
  • Pinsent’s Arm
  • Port Hope Simpson
  • St. Lewis
  • Mary’s Harbour
  • Lodge Bay


Eligible applicants include NunatuKavut members who:

  • Are age 55 or older;
  • Have a disability; or
  • Receive Income Support (Social Assistance).


Shawn Holwell
T. 709-938-7882

Completed forms can be emailed to Shawn at If you need assistance
with filling out this form, please contact Shawn directly.

Page updated July 13, 2021

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