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Your Welfare Rights: When You're on Welfare

Your Welfare Rights: When You're on Welfare

This booklet tells you what you need to know when you’re on welfare. Includes what the ministry might ask you to do, what might happen if you don’t follow the ministry’s rules, income and assets you can have on welfare, your employment-related responsibilities, and how to appeal a ministry decision.

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Legal Aid BC
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last reviewed
March 2019 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.
resource type
Legal Aid BC, regulations and requirements, benefits & welfare, review or appeal of a benefits claim, welfare & benefits, income assistance, social assistance, living on welfare, dealing with government agencies, dealing with finances