BCANDS PWD and MNS Program

Effective July 1, 2015, BCANDS began overseeing the adjudication of new applications for Persons with Disabilities (PWD) benefits and the Monthly Nutritional Supplement (MNS) programs for over 200 First Nation communities within BC (on reserve). The programs are adjudicated and administrated by BCANDS on behalf of Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada (formerly Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development Canada).

Aboriginal; Disabilities; Pensions, benefits & welfare
type of service
Information or self-help; Government services
1-888-815-5511 ext. 206 (toll free)
(250) 381 – 7303 ext. 206 (Victoria and area)
All of BC
language support
Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday from 8:30 AM to noon and 1 PM to 4:30 PM. Closed on Monday, Friday and statutory holidays.
service restriction
Aboriginal Services
Last updated November 25, 2015