Supplementary Assistance

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

These may include medical supplies and equipment, extended therapies, limited dental services, medical transportation, no-deduction Pharmacare, and optical coverage, bus passes, special transportation subsidy and coverage of user fees for continuing care and for alcohol and drug facilities.

Other benefits may include a natal supplement, diet assistance for medical conditions, guide animal supplement, school start-up supplement, camp fees and crisis assistance.

A Ministry of Social Development and Social Innovation program.

Address / Contact Info

BC Employment and Income Assistance Services

Phone Numbers

Toll-free: 1-866-866-0800

Web Links

This program was last updated on 06 Mar 2017.