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Low Income / Support - Financial / Income Assistance - Children / Families

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 - 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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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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Family Maintenance Enforcement Program - Enrolment

Anyone with a maintenance order or agreement filed in a BC court can enrol in the Family Maintenance Enforcement Program (FMEP) at no cost. Either the payor or recipient can enrol.more info

Address / Contact Info
Enrolment Office, Family Maintenance Enforcement Program
P.O. Box 5100
, Victoria, BC, V8R 6N3
Toll-free: 1-800-663-3455
Fax: (250) 220-4053
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Family Maintenance Enforcement Program, Northern and Interior Client Office

Responsible, under the Family Maintenance Enforcement Act, for monitoring and enforcing of all maintenance orders and agreements that are filed with it.more info

Address / Contact Info
Box 830
, Kamloops, BC, V5C 5N1
Toll-free: 1-800-663-3933
Phone: (250) 434-6020
Fax: (250) 434-6033
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Stars for Success

Provides limited funding for low income families living in the West Kootenay Region to enroll their children (up to their 6th birthday) in recreation, art, sports and early learning programs. more info

Address / Contact Info
The Early Years - West Kootenay
125 Hall Street
, Nelson, BC, V1L 4B8
Phone: (250) 352-6786
Toll-free: 1-866-551-5437
Fax: (250) 352-6712
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Universal Child Care Benefit

Provides eligible families monthly payments for each child under eighteen years of age to help with child care expenses.more info

Address / Contact Info
Canada Revenue Agency, Surrey Tax Centre
9755 King George Boulevard
, Surrey, BC, V3T 2V3
Toll-free: 1-800-387-1193
Web Links Website