Beginning Wednesday, December 1, 2021, Service Nova Scotia & Internal Services will deliver a new grant program on behalf of the Department of Seniors and Long-term Care.

The Seniors Care Grant will be an annual reimbursement program of up to $500 to help cover the costs of household services. It can be used to reimburse costs for such things as snow removal, home repairs, lawn care, grocery delivery, and more. It is available to homeowners and renters.

The applicant must meet the following criteria to be eligible for the program:

  • They must still reside in their home
  • The property or lease agreement must be in their name or include their name
  • They are 65 years of age or over
  • They have an annual household net income of $37,500 or less

Applicants can submit online at Seniors Care Grant or by paper. Paper applications will be available at MLA offices as well as Access Nova Scotia Offices starting on December 1st.

Applicants have until May 31, 2022, to apply for the grant. For more information please visit Seniors Care Grant or call 1.800.670.4357.