Welfare

June 22, 2010
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...
Keywords: Online Resource , Legal Info, outstanding warrants, warrants, Welfare, British Columbia, Factsheets and FAQs
May 26, 2010
If you are being charged with welfare overpayment, the following three resources may be able to help you.
Keywords: Online Resource , Welfare, welfare fraud, welfare overpayment, British Columbia, Manuals and guides
February 1, 2010
The Employment and Assistance Appeal Tribunal hears appeals of the Ministry of Housing and Social Development reconsideration decisions that refuse, reduce or discontinue income, disability...
Keywords: Applications/Forms , child care subsidy appeal, Disability, disability appeal, Welfare, welfare appeal, British Columbia
October 19, 2009
These LSS fact sheets outline the consequences that arise for clients beyond the criminal implications of a conviction. Each title has a companion piece for the client. The fact sheets are good for...
Keywords: Online Resource , advocacy resources, Legal Info, Legal Research, Welfare, Welfare, welfare fraud, British Columbia, Factsheets and FAQs
October 19, 2009
The Legal Services Society has published a fact sheet that explains the serious consequences of being convicted of welfare fraud (either a ban from receiving welfare for one or two years, or even a...
Keywords: Online Resource , Legal Info, Welfare, welfare fraud, British Columbia, Factsheets and FAQs
August 18, 2009
Income Support Benefits include basic and non-basic financial supports such as: Basic Benefits: Family and Individual Benefit (to assist with expenses such as food, clothing, personal care,...
Keywords: Applications/Forms , Disability, disability assistance, financial support, support benefits, Welfare, Newfoundland
May 14, 2009
Nova Scotia's welfare program is called the Employment Support and Income Assistance (ESIA) program. The government says it is to help you by giving you money for living costs, or providing other...
Keywords: Applications/Forms , disability assistance, income assistance, income support, social assistance, Welfare, Nova Scotia
Clicklaw
April 21, 2009
Clicklaw is a website aimed at enhancing access to justice in British Columbia. It features legal information and education, but it is not a site of laws. Instead, Clicklaw features legal information...
Keywords: Online Resource , Aboriginal/First Nations/Inuit, abuse, court, Debt and Consumer Law, Disability, Employment, Employment Insurance (EI), Family, family law, family violence, Health, Housing and Tenancy, Immigrants/Refugees/Newcomers, Legal Aid, Legal Info, legal problems, Seniors and Elders, Welfare, wills, Women, Youth, British Columbia, Gateways
April 11, 2009
The Persons with Persistent Multiple Barriers (PPMB) category recognizes individuals who are unable to achieve financial independence because of specific barriers to employment. The Persons with...
Keywords: Applications/Forms , Disability, disability assistance, Welfare, British Columbia
January 24, 2009
We provide legal help to people with low incomes. We strive to serve all clients with respect and dignity. Our service is fundamental to a fair and balanced justice system.
Keywords: Applications/Forms , civil law, criminal law, Debt and Consumer Law, family law, Legal Aid, legal help, WCB, Welfare, Manitoba
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