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Low Income / Financial Support - Financial / Income Assistance

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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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
BC
Toll-free: 1-800-206-7218
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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

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 Program

If you are in need and have no other resources, you may be eligible for income assistance. This can help support your transition to employment.more info

Address / Contact Info
Ministry of Social Development and Social Innovation
BC
Toll-free: 1-800-663-7867
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Medical Services Plan

Enrolling for MSP, Cancelling Coverage or Applying for Premium Assistance.more info

Address / Contact Info
Government of BC
P.O. Box 9035 Prov Govt
, Victoria, BC, V8W 9E3
Toll-free: 1-800-663-7100
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Service BC

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Address / Contact Info
Government of BC
3400 11th St.
, Houston, BC, V0J
Phone: (250) 845-5828

Service BC - Hazelton

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Address / Contact Info
Government of BC
2210 Hwy 62
, Hazelton, BC, V0J 1Y0
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Service BC - Dease Lake

Service BC Location: Dease Lakemore info

Address / Contact Info
Block D, Highway 37
, Dease Lake, BC, V0C 1L0
Phone: (250) 771-3700
Fax: (250) 771-3702
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Service BC (formerly Enquiry BC)

Service BC provides front line support for many of the hundreds of programs and services the provincial government offers to residents, businesses and visitors.more info

Address / Contact Info
Government of BC
BC
Toll-free: 1-800-663-7867
Phone: (604) 660-2421
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