2018-2019 AKWESASNE HEATING ASSISTANCE PROGRAM
The Mohawk Council of Akwesasne would like to inform the community that the Akwesasne Heating Assistance Program will once again be offered for the upcoming 2018-2019 winter months. The eligibility application process now includes Akwesasronon who are residing within the municipal boundary of the City of Cornwall, Ontario, provided the applicant is a registered member of the Mohawk Council of Akwesasne under the Akwesasne Membership Code.
The application process is open to Akwesasronon who reside under the jurisdiction of Mohawk Council of Akwesasne, one per household. Applications can be submitted beginning Tuesday, October 15th, 2018 through Friday, November 30th, 2018 at 4 p.m.
The final deadline will be Friday November 30th, 2018 at 4 p.m. There will be no exceptions after the deadline date, as the fuel distribution will commence. As per Mohawk Council Resolution 2018/2019 – #194 the heating assistance amount will be $500.00 dollars per eligible household. Please note, if you are an Elder aged 60 years and older, the Elder Heating Assistance Program provides $800.00 dollars per eligible household.
Individuals submitting applications must provide a copy of the heating bill for the heating source that you would like paid. THERE WILL BE NO EXCEPTIONS; the bill must accompany your application. Please ensure the name on your bill matches the name on the application. Individual checks will not be processed. Once approved, your name will be provided to your heating source provider and your allotment will be credited to your account.
Applications will be accepted starting Monday, October 15, 2018 – through November 30, 2018 at the following locations:
Each Location will be available October 15, 2018 to Friday, November 30, 2018.
- Tsi Snaihne- Iohahi:io 8 a.m. – 4 p.m.
- Kawehno:ke- A’nowara’ko:wa Arena 8 a.m. – 4 p.m.
- Kana:takon- Kanonhkwatsheri:io Health Facility Atrium 8 a.m. – 4 p.m.
|PLEASE READ HEATING ASSISTANCE COMMUNIQUE REGARDING ADDITIONAL (evening and weekend) DATES ADDED TO ACCOMMODATE THOSE APPLYING FOR THE HEATING ASSISTANCE PROGRAM AS FOLLOWS:
EACH THURSDAY ON NOVEMBER 8th, 15th, 22d, the Community Support Program (welfare office) will remain open until 6 p.m. on each of these three (3) dates:
SATURDAY-NOVEMBER 10TH– SNYE RECREATION Christmas Enchantment dining area – 8 a.m. – 4 p.m.
SATURDAY-NOVEMBER 17th – SWEET GRASS MANOR – KANA:TAKON- 8 a.m. – 4 p.m.
SATURDAY-NOVEMBER 24th – A’NOWARAKO:WA ARENA-KAWEHNO:KE – 8 a.m. – 4 p.m.
YOUR BILL MUST ACCOMPANY YOUR APPLICATION AND WILL NOT BE RETURNED. PLEASE PROVIDE A BILL (OR COPY) UPON APPLYING FOR YOUR HEATING ASSISTANCE.
REMINDER: APPLICATIONS WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED AFTER 4 P.M. FRIDAY, November 30th, 2018. NO EXCEPTIONS!