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BC Ministry of Social Development & Poverty Reduction

The Ministry of Social Development and Poverty Reduction focuses on providing British Columbians in need with a system of supports to help them achieve their social and economic potential.

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BC Employment & Assistance: Policy & Procedure Manual

One-stop source for all BC Employment and Assistance (BCEA) policy, procedures and program information. Includes case administration, application & intake, eligibility, PWD designation, support & shelter, supplements, ...
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BC Employment and Assistance Rate Tables

Provides a list of rate tables for income assistance, disability assistance, child in home of relative, hardship assistance, general supplements, health supplements and programs, fees for medical practitioners, seniors ...
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BC Employment and Assistance: Decisions, Reconsideration and Appeal

Contains information about the ministry's original decisions. Describes how to request a reconsideration when you think a decision about your assistance or employment plan was wrong. It also describes the appeal process ...
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Hardship Assistance: Immediate Needs - Work Search Required

Explains the policy for Hardship Assistance issued under Immediate Needs – Work Search Required. Includes information about eligibility, duration of work search, work search & reapplications, and special circumstances.
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BC Employment and Assistance: Reconsideration and Appeals

This brochure tells you about your right to reconsideration and appeal when you disagree with the Ministry about social assistance or welfare. It provides step-by-step instructions on reconsideration and appeals process.
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BCEA Policy & Procedure Manual: Immediate Needs

If you have an urgent need for shelter, then you must ask for an “Immediate Needs Assessment” when you apply for welfare from the Ministry of Social Development and Poverty Reduction.
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Warrants

Contains information about who is included and exempt from receiving income assistance when an outstanding warrant exists.
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