Due to British Columbia's recent change in leadership, the Ministry of Social Development and Social Innovation is in the process of being changed to the Ministry of Social Development and Poverty Reduction. Please refer to the Ministry of Social Development
The Ministry of Social Development and Poverty Reduction has announced a rate increase for income and disability assistance that will take effect on October 1, 2017, . Starting with the Sept. 20, 2017 payment, people on income assistance and disability will
Effective July 1, 2017, the Family Bonus Supplement has been changed to Child Benefits Top-up Supplement. There are 3 types of supplements depending on the circumstances of the family: The Temporary Child Benefits Top-up Supplement may be provided to a
Effective April 1, 2017, an exemption has been added to regulation and policy to fully exempt the following as income and asset.
Effective April 1, 2017, changes will be made to the disability assistance rates.