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Basic Needs / 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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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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Employment and Income Assistance Office - Nelson

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

Address / Contact Info
1st Floor, 566 Stanley Street
, Nelson, BC, V1L
Toll-free: 1-866-866-0800
Fax (toll-free): 1-855-771-8757
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