This plain language booklet gives basic information about:
It also includes where to get help if you have a problem getting monthly welfare benefits or a supplement.
Welfare Benefits is the second booklet in the series Your Welfare Rights. The other booklets are How to Apply for Welfare and When You're on Welfare. The series replaces the booklet Your Welfare Rights: A Guide to BC Employment and Assistance.
Rates and policies update
Since this booklet was published, the BC Ministry of Social Development and Poverty Reduction has increased assistance rates and updated various welfare policies. See the ministry's website for details.