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June 25, 2017

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Provincial Welfare Program

BC Ministry of Human Resources
Site has information on all of the following:

Fact Sheets BC Ministry of Human Resources
Links to BC government fact sheets on changes to welfare.

Fact Sheets - PovNet & Legal Services Society
This set of nine brief but comprehensive fact sheets outline changes to welfare in BC.

Help Sheets - BC Coalition of People with Disabilities
Series of 10 help sheets on disability benefits under the BC Employment and Assistance Act legislation. Use the Community Alert feature to find up-to-date information on changes and developments about other disability benefits, e.g., CPP disability benefits and the disability tax credit.

PovNet
Wide range of current information on poverty issues for people on welfare, advocates, and community groups. If you are looking for an advocate, see the "Find an Advocate" map and click on your region.