PovNet

PovNet is an online resource for advocates, people on welfare, and community groups and individuals involved in anti-poverty work. It provides up-to-date information about resources in British Columbia and Canada. PovNet links to current anti-poverty issues and also provides links to other anti-poverty organizations and resources in Canada and internationally.

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This web page provides entry points for applications and forms for people with disabilities, including the persons with disabilities (PWD) benefit, parking permits for people with disabilities, Canada Pension Plan (CPP) ...
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This web page provides entry points for applications and forms for seniors and elders, including the CPP retirement pension, the Old Age Security pension, and provincial programs such as the BC Shelter Aid for Elderly ...
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This web page provides entry points for applications and forms for aboriginal people including information on how to apply for native housing, provincial and federal benefits and status.
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This web page provides entry points for applications and forms relating to unemployment including Employment Insurance (EI) and BC Skills Development.
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This web page provides entry points for applications and forms relating to welfare, including regular income assistance, hardship assistance, income assistance for immigrants and refugees, persistent and multiple ...
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This web page provides entry points for applications and forms for immigrants and refugees.
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This web page provides entry points for applications and forms relating to housing including social housing, BC Housing, and the BC Rental Assistance Program.
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This web page provides entry points for applications and forms relating to health including how to apply for premium assistance for the Medical Services Plan (MSP).
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This web page provides entry points for applications and forms for students including how to apply for student loans and other programs.
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