Highland Park Junior High

October 25th, 2021

Schools Plus Holidays Support Information

Hello Families!  With the Holidays fast approaching I wanted to send out this information for support.  This service exists to make the time a little less stressful so you can focus on what matters most...your family!  If you need any help whatsoever with any of this, please do not hesitate to reach out to me.
Please complete an application for only one agency to help support your family.

Feed Nova Scotia Holiday Support
You can register by calling the Christmas Registry at 902-457-2849 starting October 7, 2021
Or online here: https://www.feednovascotia.ca/find-food/find-christmas-support

• If you were a recipient of Income Assistance in the month of September, you will receive a Christmas registration form and information sheet in the mail. The form can be mailed in, but you are welcome to register through any of the other ways instead.
Deadlines: Nov 15th,   IA recipients: Nov 10th
https://www.feednovascotia.ca/find-food/find-christmas-support or you can apply by calling the Christmas Registry at 902-457-2849

Parker Street Holiday Hamper
This program supplies a decorated Hamper (box) filled with all the ingredients to prepare a delicious healthy Christmas turkey dinner. The children in the families are not forgotten; in addition to the Hamper, each family is given toys to put under the tree.
Deadline: November 30th.

The Salvation Army Christmas Assistance 2021 Halifax Regional Municipality
The Salvation Army Maritime Division provides Christmas assistance, such as toys and food support, for children and families in need.  If you are located in the Halifax Regional Municipality (HRM) and wish to apply for Christmas assistance, please download the online application form using this link.

·         Please only complete this application if you are located in the HRM.
Applications can be emailed to: HRM.Christmas@salvationarmy.ca
Registration Opens: October 25        Registration Deadline: December 6   
Call: 902-477-5393 from Monday to Friday between 9:00 A.M. and 3:00 P.M.

NS Home Heating Assistance Rebate

The Heating Assistance Rebate Program helps low-income Nova Scotians with the cost of home heating. Rebates range from $100 to $200. You can apply until 31 March 2022. You can receive up to $200 if you qualify for the Heating Assistance Rebate Program.  https://beta.novascotia.ca/apply-heating-assistance-rebate-heating-assis...
For more information, contact:     Heating Assistance Rebate Program   Phone: 902-424-5200      Toll-free: 1-800-670-4357

Veith House
They provide Christmas support to families. Registration is November 1 – please call 902 453-4320  https://www.veithhouse.com/christmas-support

Brenda McNutt Schools plus Community Outreach Worker |  bmcnutt@hrce.ca |   c: (902) 233-4395