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Low Income / Support - Financial / Income Assistance

Canada Child Tax Benefit

Tax free monthly payment to eligible families to help with the cost of raising children under 18.more info

Address / Contact Info
Canada Revenue Agency, Surrey Tax Centre
9755 King George Boulevard
, Surrey, BC, V3T 2V3
Child Tax Benefit Information: 1-800-387-1193
Canada Revenue Agency: 1-800-959-8281
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Canada Pension Plan - Disability Benefits

A monthly disability pension can be paid to a disabled contributor who is under 65 and meets the requirements. Dependent children may also receive some financial assistance.more info

Address / Contact Info
BC & Yukon Service Canada Office
Box 1177, Station CSC
, Victoria, BC, V8W 2V2
Toll-free: 1-800-277-9914
TTY: 1-800-255-4786
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Canada Pension Plan - Retirement Pension

A Retirement pension that provides a monthly benefit to eligible Canadians. Benefits are based on earnings and contributions from age 18 or the start of the plan in 1966, more info

Address / Contact Info
BC & Yukon Service Canada Office
Box 1177 Station CSC
, Victoria, BC, V8W 2V2
Toll-free: 1-800-277-9914
TTY: 1-800-255-4786
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Canada Pension Plan - Survivor Benefits

Survivor Benefits are payable when a deceased contributor has made enough years of contributions to the CPP.more info

Address / Contact Info
BC Yukon Service Canada Office
Box 1177, Station CSC
, Victoria, BC, V8W 2V2
Toll-free: 1-800-277-9914
TTY: 1-800-255-4786
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Castlegar Seniors Outreach & Support (SOS)

Provides direct advocacy to seniors free of charge, on a variety of topics including income, debt, housing and more. Services include resource & referral information and form / application completion, more info

Address / Contact Info
Castlegar & District Community Services Society
1007 2nd Street
, Castlegar, BC, V1N 1Y4
Coordinator: (250) 365-2104 Ext 23
Assistant: (250) 365-2104 Ext 25
Fax: (250) 365-2154
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Child Care Subsidy Program

The Child Care Subsidy is a monthly payment from the BC government that helps eligible BC families to meet the costs of child care.more info

Address / Contact Info
Child Care Subsidy Service Centre
Box 9953 Stn Prov Govt
, Victoria, BC, V8W 9R3
Toll-free: 1-888-338-6622
Fax (toll-free): 1-877-544-0699
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Community Volunteer Income Tax Program

An outreach service, sponsored by the Canada Revenue Agency, that provides trained volunteers to prepare basic income tax returns for low income individuals unable to do so themselves more info

Address / Contact Info
Web Links Website

Credit Counselling Society of BC

A non-profit credit counselling service dedicated to helping consumers resolve debt and money problems and gain control over their finances.more info

Address / Contact Info
404 - 88 Sixth Street
, New Westminster, BC, V3M 1G9
Toll-free: 1-888-527-8999
Phone: (604) 527-8999
Fax (toll-free): 1-888-520-8008
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Employment and Income Assistance Office - Grand Forks

Assists individuals and families in need and provides services that move people towards sustainable employment when possible.more info

Address / Contact Info
7290 2nd Street
, Grand Forks, BC, V0H 1H0
Ministry Services: 1-866-866-0800
Fax (toll-free): 1-855-771-8763
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Employment and Income Assistance Office - Nakusp

Assists individuals and families in need and provides services that move people towards sustainable employment when possible.more info

Address / Contact Info
204 6th Avenue NW
, Nakusp, BC, V0G 1R1
Toll-free: 1-866-866-0800
Fax (toll-free): 1-855-771-8764
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