Food and Heat Security Vouchers *NOW OPEN*

The food security voucher program is available to vulnerable populations within NCC’s membership that are experiencing challenges to food security due to fixed or low income or even loss of income due to the COVID-19 pandemic. This phase will cover May and June 2022. Members who accessed the Food and Heat Voucher program up to the end of April 2022 will not need to re-apply.

ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA

Be a NunatuKavut Community Council (NCC) Member

Be at least 16 years of age living in your own household

Family gross monthly income for members up to 64 years old:

  • Single: $2,000 or less a month
  • Families with no dependents: $3,000 or less a month
  • Families with up to two dependents: $4,000 or less a month
  • Families with greater than two dependents: $4,500 or less a month

Family gross monthly income for members aged 65+:

  • Single: $2,400 or less a month
  • Families with no dependents: $3,600 or less a month
  • Families with up to two dependents: $4,800 or less a month
  • Families with greater than two dependents: $5,400 or less a month

A copy of proof of income (i.e. pay stubs) for all adults in your family MUST be provided during the approval process. Applications will not be approved without proof of income.

Note: a dependent refers to a child or adult living in the applicant’s household that the applicant supports financially.

VOUCHER AMOUNTS

FOOD (per month)
Single: $150
Families with no dependents: $200
Families with up to two dependents: $250
Families with greater than two dependents: $400

Heat
The heat voucher is a $200 one-time flat rate amount for the duration of this phase. Please have
the account number of your heat provider handy when you call.

FOOD VOUCHER TYPE

Members living in Labrador will receive a gift card from a local grocery store. Members living outside Labrador will receive an electronic Walmart gift card, where possible.

CONTACT INFORMATION

For assistance with this application process or to submit your application, please contact the following NCC staff members assigned to your area between the hours of 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday to Friday. Incomplete applications will not be processed.

Area 1 (Straits), Area 2 (Battle Harbour), Area 3 (Bolsters Rock to Spear Point), Area 4 (Sandwich Bay/Island and Ponds), Area 6 (Western Labrador), Area 7 (Outside of Labrador) and members living in communities on the north coast of Labrador
Communities: L’anse au Loup, L’anse au Clair, Forteau, Red Bay, West St. Modeste, Capstan Island, Pinware, L’Anse Amour, Labrador City, Wabush, Churchill Falls, Mary’s Harbour, Lodge Bay, St. Lewis, Port Hope Simpson, Charlottetown, Norman Bay, Pinsent’s Arm, Cartwright, Paradise River and Black Tickle/Domino and communities outside of Labrador

Wanda Dyson, Telephone: 709-978-1268, Email: wdyson@nunatukavut.ca

OR

Esther Keefe, Telephone: 709-978-1268, Email: ekeefe@nunatukavut.ca

Area 5 (Central Labrador)
Communities: Happy Valley-Goose Bay, North West River and Mud Lake

Jenna Penney, Telephone: 709-899-1557. Email: jpenney@nunatukavut.ca

APPLICATION FORM

*Please note that you will need Adobe Acrobat Reader to fill out the form electronically. Download a free version of Adobe Acrobat Reader here.

Page updated on June 15, 2022

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