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Your Welfare Rights: Welfare Benefits

Your Welfare Rights: Welfare Benefits

This booklet gives basic information about monthly welfare benefits and supplements for housing, medical and dental, and other costs; how to apply for a supplement if your qualify; and how to appeal a ministry decision. Also includes where to get help if you have a problem getting benefits.

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Legal Aid BC
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last reviewed
March 2018 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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self-help & forms
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, Legal Aid BC, social assistance, applying for benefits, regulations and requirements