These are some of the benefits outside of Employment Support and Income Assistance (ESIA) that may be able to help you.
This benefit is a tax-free monthly payment from the federal government made to eligible families to help with the cost of raising children under 18 years of age.
Forestry sector workers and businesses who are affected by the closure of the Northern Pulp mill can access government programs and services and get updates about transitioning to a strong, sustainable, inclusive, diversified and innovative forestry sector.
This program helps with the cost of home heating.
This credit is a tax-free amount for low-income and modest-income individuals and families.
Nova Scotia Child Benefit (NSCB)
This benefit is a tax-free payment from the provincial government made to eligible families to help with the cost of raising children under 18 years of age.
Poverty Reduction Credit (PRC)
This credit is a tax-free amount paid to Nova Scotian individuals and couples, without children, living in poverty.
211 Nova Scotia may also be able to help you. It is a free, confidential service that can connect you to thousands of programs and services offered by local community groups, non-profits and government departments across Nova Scotia.
- Call 211
- Text 21167