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Government of New Brunswick Programs and Services

Through the Department of Social Development, the Government of New Brunswick offers a number of social assistance programs to support eligible New Brunswickers.

Emergency Fuel and Food Benefit
The emergency fuel benefit is designed to provide assistance to eligible households to assist with the costs of winter heating. Find out more at

New Brunswick Low Income Seniors Benefit
The Government of New Brunswick offers an annual benefit of $400 to assist low-income seniors. Find out more at

Rent Bank grant
The Rent Bank grant is intended to help renters experiencing a temporary and unplanned financial crisis with their expenses directly linked to staying housed. If you are facing eviction, you may be eligible. Find out more at


For More Help

Social Supports NB

The Department of Social Development launched this user-friendly website in the fall of 2020 with a focus on helping seniors, their families and caregivers navigate and explore available government programs and services.

Government of New Brunswick's Department of Social Development

Emergency Social Services
1 833 733-7835
If after hours call toll-free 
1 800 442-9799 (inside New Brunswick)

Senior's Information Line
1 855 550-0552
(Government of New Brunswick's Department of Healthy and Inclusive Communities)

Credit Counseling Services of Atlantic Canada -

Provides private, one-on-one debt solutions through expert counselling, proactive mentoring, and tailored financial education programs offered by accredited counsellors.

1 888 753 -2227

211 is a free information and referral helpline for New Brunswickers to call when they need help finding supports in their community.

Dial 2-1-1
Toll-free line: 1 855 258-4126 (VRS)

NB Power is proud to deliver SaveEnergyNB Efficiency Programs that provide financial incentives and advice for all New Brunswickers helping them save on their energy costs.