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FROM: British Columbia
Organization: BC Ministry of Social Development and Social Innovation
Hardship assistance is intended to meet the essential needs of persons or families who are not eligible for income assistance under the Employment and Assistance Act or disability assistance under...
Keywords: emergency assistance, hardship assistance
FROM: British Columbia
Organization: BC Housing
Through a partnership with Vancouver Coastal Health and Fraser Health, BC Housing provides transitional housing units to people in recovery from problematic substance use. Before long-term housing...
Keywords: addiction recovery, affordable housing, transitional housing
FROM: British Columbia
Organization: BC Housing
SROs are Single Room Occupancy hotels that provide short-term or long-term accommodation in single rooms, typically without private bathrooms or kitchens.
Keywords: single room occupancy, sro hotels, subsidized housing
FROM: British Columbia
Organization: BC Housing
According to BC Housing, subsidized housing encompasses all types of housing whereby the provincial government provides some type of subsidy or rent assistance, including public, non-profit and co-...
Keywords: co-op housing, non-profit housing, public housing, social housing, subsidized housing
FROM: British Columbia
Organization: BC Housing
Aboriginal people are eligible for all programs offered by BC Housing, if they meet specific eligibility requirements. See the BC Housing website for more information.
Keywords: aboriginal housing, affordable housing, low income housing, rental assistance, social housing
FROM: British Columbia
Organization: BC Hydro
BC Hydro and Fortis BC partnered to provide free energy saving kits for low income households. The free kit offers a variety of simple ways to help you save energy including Compact fluorescent light...
Keywords: electricity, hydro, low-income
FROM: British Columbia
Organization: BC Ministry of Social Development and Social Innovation
As of June 1st, 2008 a regulation change allows people that did not previously meet the citizenship requirements and who were formerly restricted to hardship assistance to receive income assistance...
Keywords: immigration, refugee, temporary resident
FROM: British Columbia
Organization: BC Ministry of Social Development and Social Innovation
You can find out what income assistance services are available, if you are eligible and apply online.
Keywords: income assistance
FROM: British Columbia
Organization: BC Office of Housing and Construction Standards
From TRAC's Tenant Survival Guide: The Residential Tenancy Act requires that your landlord provide you with a written tenancy agreement. The reason for this is that when an agreement is written, you...
Keywords: intent to rent form, renting
FROM: British Columbia
Organization: BC Ministry of Health Services
In B.C., you are required to pay monthly premiums for Medical Service Plan (MSP) coverage. They are based on family size and income. The following comes from the BC Ministry of Health Services, see...
Keywords: healthcare, MSP, premium assistance, temporary premium assistance
FROM: British Columbia
Organization: United Native Nations Society
BCNH provides subsidized rural Native housing to families with a limited income. Rental units are available and managed throughout BC.
Keywords: aboriginal, housing, native, rural
FROM: British Columbia
Organization: Ministry of Social Development and Social Innovation
For those with disabilities who are not able to work, the ministry provides income assistance along with enhanced medical coverage under Employment and Assistance for Persons with Disabilities. The...
Keywords: disability assistance
FROM: British Columbia
Organization: BC Ministry of Social Development and Social Innovation
The Persons with Persistent Multiple Barriers (PPMB) category recognizes individuals who are unable to achieve financial independence because of specific barriers to employment. The Persons with...
Keywords: disability assistance
FROM: British Columbia
Organization: BC Housing
The Rental Assistance Program provides eligible low-income, working families with cash assistance to help with their monthly rent payments. To qualify, families must have a gross household income of...
Keywords: rental assistance
FROM: British Columbia
Organization: BC Housing
The Rental Assistance Program provides eligible low-income, working families with cash assistance to help with their monthly rent payments. To qualify, families must have a gross household income of...
Keywords: low income
FROM: British Columbia
Organization: BC Ministry of Social Development and Social Innovation
The Senior's Supplement is a monthly payment provided by the Province of British Columbia through the Employment and Assistance Act. The Senior's Supplement ensures a conditionally guaranteed income...
Keywords: guaranteed income, senior assistance
FROM: British Columbia
Organization: BC Housing
The Seniors’ Rental Housing initiative is an affordable housing option for British Columbians age 55 and older or for persons with disabilities. Approximately 40 developments are open or opening soon...
Keywords: affordable housing, senior housing
FROM: British Columbia
Organization: BC Housing
The Shelter Aid for Elderly Renters Program provides monthly cash payments to eligible residents of British Columbia who are 60 years or over and who pay rent for their homes.
Keywords: elderly renters, housing, housing for seniors, shelter aid
FROM: British Columbia
Organization: BC Housing
There are two programs available to seniors and people with disabilities who need support to continue living independently. Seniors Supportive Housing provides housing for those individuals who need...
Keywords: housing for seniors, PWD, seniors supportive housing, subsidized assisted living, supportive housing
FROM: British Columbia
Organization: BC Housing
The Supportive Housing Registration (SHR) application and registration service provides a single point of access for supportive housing funded through BC Housing. The goal is to facilitate the...
Keywords: affordable housing, homelessness, supportive housing