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Low Income / Financial Support

Babies First Fill Program

To assist new parents with the cost of prescription drugs while waiting for their child to be registered. The program can provide a purchase order to most BC Pharmacies. Parents can then pick up their child's prescription without having to worry about paying out of pocket for prescriptions.more info

Address / Contact Info
Nisga'a Valley Health Authority
4920 Tait Ave.
, Gitlaxt'aamiks, BC, V0J 1A0
Phone: (250) 663-5000
Toll-free: 1-888-233-2212
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Canadian Pension Plan/Old Age Security

Information on the Canada Pension Plan, Old Age Security pension and related benefits, the Canadian retirement income calculator and retirement planning.more info

Address / Contact Info
Government of Canada
1263 West Broadway
, Vancouver, BC, V6H
Toll-free: 1-800-277-9914
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Community Supper Club

To feed those who are hungry in the Kitimat area and offer Volunteer experience to encourage self-sufficiency and improve the quality of life in our Community.more info

Address / Contact Info
Phone: (250) 279-2476

Disability Resources

Disability assistance can help you if you need financial or health support. You must be designated as a Person with Disabilities (PWD) to receive this type of assistance.more info

Address / Contact Info
Government of BC
3842 3rd Ave.
, Smithers, BC, V0J
Toll-free: 1-866-866-0800
Toll-free: 1-866-455-0855
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Employment Insurance and Sickness Benefits

Have this form completed by a medical doctor or other health practitioner acceptable to the Commission if you are unable to work due to illness, injury or quarantine. When you apply for sickness benefits, you will be asked to either submit the completed form or keep your completed medical certificate as we may ask you for it later.more info

Address / Contact Info
Government of Canada
Toll-free: 1-800-206-7218
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Food Share

FoodShare is a non-profit organization that works with communities and schools to deliver healthy food and food education. more info

Address / Contact Info
Mountainview Sq.
, Kitimat, BC, V8C 2N2
Phone: (250) 279-4357

Good Food Box

A volunteer-driven program to promote accessible & affordable healthy eating options in the Smithers area.more info

Address / Contact Info
1176 Main St.
, Smithers, BC, V0J 2N3
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Hardship Assistance

Hardship assistance is a distinct category of social assistance with its own eligibility criteria. Assessment of hardship assistance is undertaken only after an eligibility test for basic social assistance has been applied, and the applicant has been determined to be ineligible for regular social assistance benefits.more info

Address / Contact Info
Gitanmaax Band , Social Development
4240 Field St.
, Hazelton, BC, V0J 1Y0
Phone: (250) 842-5297
Toll-free: 1-800-663-4590
Fax: (250) 842-6364
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Income Assistance - New Aiyansh

Income assistance and social services are available for all Nisga’a citizens who ordinarily live in Nisga’a Lands and in certain situations off Nisga'a Lands.more info

Address / Contact Info
Nisga'a Lisims Government
2000 Lisims Dr.
, New Aiyansh, BC, V0J 1A0
Phone: (250) 633-3000
Toll-free: 1-866-633-0888
Fax: (250) 633-2367
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Income Assistance - Iskut

The Income Assistance Program works to ensure that all persons living on reserve maintain a basic standard of living. It connects individuals to services that help them meet their basic needs and assume primary responsibility of their own affairs.
more info

Address / Contact Info
Iskut Band Council
Iskut, BC
Phone: (250) 234-3331
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