Financial assistance helps you look after yourself and your family. You’ll receive support to maintain your household, get the medical care you need and extra support you may need to help you live comfortably.

Here’s what financial assistance covers:

  • Monthly support payments to help with the costs of basic needs, like food, clothing and shelter.
  • Coverage may include prescription medication and emergency dental coverage for adults. Prescription eyeglasses for children as required, and for adults once every three years.
  • Other special benefits may include medical expenses, surgical and diabetic supplies, employment-related expenses, and funds to establish a permanent residence.