Your Welfare Rights: A Guide to BC Employment and Assistance

Explains who is eligible for welfare, how to apply for welfare, what benefits are available, your responsibilities while on welfare, how to appeal a decision about your benefits, and how to get more information or help. Includes a March 2014 update.

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manuals & books
welfare, who can apply for welfare, applying for welfare, income assistance, hardship assistance, disability benefits, persons with disabilities (PWD) benefit, persistent and multiple barriers to employment (PPMB) benefit, appeal