CLAS: Welfare and Outstanding Warrants Fact Sheet


As of June 1, 2010, people with outstanding warrants may be cut off, or ineligible for, welfare in BC until they take steps to deal with the outstanding warrant. This is a detailed summary of the changes, which sets out which warrants impact eligibility, how warrants will be identified, what to do if you might have an outstanding warrant, and where to get legal help.