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

Affordable Child Care Benefit

A monthly payment from the BC government that helps eligible BC families to meet the costs of child care.more info

Address / Contact Info
Toll-free: 1-888-338-6622
Fax (toll-free): 1-877-544-0699
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Aimee Beaulieu Transition House - Nelson

Offers free, confidential, 24/7 temporary refuge and supportive services for women and their children leaving relationship violence. more info

Address / Contact Info
Transition House (24/7): (250) 354-4357
Text: 8:30am - midnight: (778) 608-3900
NCS Office: (250) 352-3504
T-House Fax: (250) 354-4977
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B.C. Child Opportunity Benefit

Combined with Canada Child Benefit and provides eligible BC families monthly payments for each child under eighteen years of age.more info

Address / Contact Info
Canada Revenue Agency
Canada Revenue Agency: 1-800-387-1193
Fax: (204) 984-5164
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BC Bus Pass Program

Low-income seniors and Persons with Disabilities (PWDs) have access to the BC Bus Pass Program. The pass is valid in communities served by BC Transit or Translink. more info

Address / Contact Info
Toll Free: 1-866-866-0800
Fax (toll-free): 1-855-771-8788
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BC Farmers' Market Nutrition Coupon Program - Kaslo Area

Provides opportunities for lower-income families, seniors and pregnant women to buy fresh, local food at BC farmers' markets.more info

Address / Contact Info
Food Hub, North Kootenay Lake Community Services Society
Basement, St. Andrew's United Church , 500 4th Street
, Kaslo, BC, V0G 1M0
Food Hub: (250) 353-7120
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BC Rebate for Accessible Home Adaptations (BC RAHA)

A grant program that helps homeowners and landlords pay for home adaptations to extend the time low-income seniors and people with disabilities can live independently.more info

Address / Contact Info
BC Housing
101 - 4555 Kingsway
, Burnaby, BC, V5H 4V8
Toll Free Inquiry Line: 1-800-257-7756
Phone: (604) 433-2218
Fax: (604) 439-8550
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BC Transit Services - West Kootenay

Offers regularly scheduled transit, HandyDART, Health Connections and Paratransit services within the West Kootenay regionmore info

Address / Contact Info
Toll-free: 1-855-993-3100
Trail Office Fax: (250) 364-2408
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Better Business Bureau of Mainland BC

Private, non-profit, self-regulatory organization dedicated to promoting fairness and honesty in the marketplace.more info

Address / Contact Info
404 - 788 Beatty Street
, Vancouver, BC, V6B 2M1
Toll-free: 1-888-803-1222
Phone: (604) 682-2711
Fax: (604) 681-1544
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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
Toll-free: 1-800-277-9914
Toll-free (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
Toll-free: 1-800-277-9914
Toll-free (TTY): 1-800-255-4786
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