Income Assistance: Reconsideration and Appeals

If you apply for or receive monthly assistance, you have the right to a reconsideration, and then an appeal, of most decisions denying, reducing or ending that assistance. This script discusses reconsiderations and appeals of income assistance.

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The Canadian Bar Association, BC Branch (CBABC)
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January 2015 i Last date reviewed by a qualified expert to ensure content up-to-date. See "Tips" in Clicklaw content criteria (bottom of pageside menu) for details.

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income assistance, disability benefits, hardship assistance, supplements to people in need, welfare, appeals, review or appeal of a benefits claim, welfare appeal, Dial-A-Law, appealing a decision
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