News Release – Funding for Seniors

July 5, 2022 

TRURO, NS – Dr. Stephen Ellis, Member of Parliament for Cumberland-Colchester issued the following statement on the Government of Canada’s funding for seniors: 

“Budget 2021 provided $90 million in funding that will be invested over four fiscal years, starting in 2022–23, for Age Well at Home. As part of the calls for proposals, organizations will be able to apply for funding for projects under two streams: In-Home Support Pilot Projects and Scaling Up for Seniors.  

In-Home Support Pilot Projects funds organizations that offer eligible volunteer-based services to seniors. Eligible services could include meal preparation or delivery, light yard work, snow removal and home visits. Organizations can receive up to $800,000 in funding. 

Scaling Up for Seniors stream will fund eligible organizations to help them expand services that have shown positive results in Canada. Organizations can receive up to $2 million in funding. 

Organizations are invited to learn more about the two Age Well at Home funding streams—In-Home Support Pilot Projects and the Scaling Up for Seniors—and to submit their project proposals online by 4:00 p.m. AST on July 22, 2022. Click on the following link for more information: Apply for funding for the In-Home Support Pilot Project stream of the Age Well at Home Initiative –”


For more information: 
Office of Dr. Stephen Ellis, Member of Parliament for Cumberland-Colchester