Securing Assistance for Emergencies

Emergency Repairs

What is Securing Assistance for Emergencies (SAFE)?

SAFE is emergency repair funding that is available year-round for situations like freeze-ups and furnace failures.

Who is eligible for SAFE?

It is available to low and modest income homeowners, including seniors on fixed incomes.

What funding is available?

A short term loan for up to $10,000 is provided to cover emergency repairs.

  • Applicants are expected to make a contribution toward the project cost; and,
  • Contribution level will be based on the applicant’s income.

How do I apply?

To make an application, please contact the NWTHC District Office for your region. For further questions, please contact 1-844-NWT-HOME (1-844-698-4663) or nwthc_comms@gov.nt.ca.

For more information, please refer to the policy document.