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Basic Needs / Support - Financial / Income Assistance - N. Kootenay Lake (Kaslo Area)

B.C. Early Childhood Tax 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
200 - 471 Queensway Avenue
, Kelowna, BC, V1Y 6S5
Toll-free: 1-800-387-1193
Fax: (250) 492-8346
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Canada Child 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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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 - Kaslo

A free 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
Senior Citizens Association of BC Branch 81, Seniors' Hall
304 4th Street
, Kaslo, BC, V0G 1M0
Lynda Beddow, Income Tax program: (250) 353-7725
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Community Volunteer Income Tax Program - Nelson & Slocan Valley

A free 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
Nelson Seniors Coordinating Society
719 Vernon Street
, Nelson, BC, V1L 2B9
Phone: (250) 352-6008

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, V3L 3B2
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 (Welfare) - Kaslo

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

Address / Contact Info
Ministry of Social Development and Poverty Reduction (MSDPR)
312 4th Street (Service BC Office)
, Kaslo, BC, V0G 1M0
Toll-free: 1-866-866-0800
Fax (toll-free): 1-855-771-8700
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