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Low Income / Support - Financial / Income Assistance - Income Assistance Programs

Income Assistance - Hardship Assistance

Time limited, generally repayable, assistance available to those who are not eligible for income assistance due to a variety of circumstances and who have proven that all other funding sources have been exhausted.more info

Address / Contact Info
BC Employment and Income Assistance Services
Toll-free: 1-866-866-0800
Web Links Website

Income Assistance - Immediate Needs Process

The 3 week waiting period before getting an appointment to apply for income assistance may be waived under certain circumstances that would cause the person, or the person's family, undue hardship.more info

Address / Contact Info
BC Employment and Income Assistance Services
Toll-free: 1-866-866-0800
Web Links Website

Income Assistance - Persistent Multiple Barriers to Employment: (PPMB)

Available to individuals who have received income assistance for 12 of the last 15 months and have severe multiple barriers to employment and meet other criteria. more info

Address / Contact Info
BC Employment and Income Assistance Services
Toll-free: 1-866-866-0800
Web Links Website

Income Assistance - Persons with Disabilities

Available to eligible persons with serious, long-term mental or physical disabilities who are not expected to gain complete financial independence through employment.more info

Address / Contact Info
BC Employment and Income Assistance Services
Toll-free: 1-866-866-0800
Web Links Website

Income Assistance - Regular

Regular, temporary income assistance is available to persons who, for a variety of reasons, are unemployed and have few financial resources, but who are capable of eventual financial independence through employment.more info

Address / Contact Info
BC Employment and Income Assistance Services
Toll-free: 1-866-866-0800
Web Links Website

Supplementary Assistance

A variety of supplementary benefits and supports are available depending on category of income assistance being received.more info

Address / Contact Info
BC Employment and Income Assistance Services
Toll-free: 1-866-866-0800
Web Links Website