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:

  • transportation
  • 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
  • furniture
  • employment supports

Next steps

Please contact your caseworker to determine eligibility.

If you are not yet an Income Assistance client, see our information on How to Apply.