Supports Beyond Basic Assistance
Income Assistance helps with your basic expenses and special needs. Special needs include things that you need to find work, to start a job, to take training for work, or for your health and safety. The list includes things like:
- child care
- eye glasses
- special diets
- emergency dental care
- funeral costs
- emergency shelter
- emergency fuel to heat your home
- a damage deposit to rent an apartment
- employment supports
Please contact your caseworker to determine eligibility.
If you are not yet an Income Assistance client, see our information on How to Apply.