Income Assistance Rate Table

Effective: June 1, 2007

The asterisk indicates the most recent rate table changes
Support Rate Shelter
Maximum
Unit
Size
A B C D E F G H
1 $235.00 $282.92 N/A $531.42 N/A N/A N/A N/A $375.00
2 $307.22 $452.06 $375.58 $700.56 $949.06 $672.08 $423.58 $396.22 $570.00
3 $401.06 $546.06 $375.58 $794.56 $1,043.06 $672.08 $423.58 $490.06 $660.00
4 $401.06 $546.06 $375.58 $794.56 $1,043.06 $672.08 $423.58 $490.06 $700.00
5 $401.06 $546.06 $375.58 $794.56 $1,043.06 $672.08 $423.58 $490.06 $750.00
6 $401.06 $546.06 $375.58 $794.56 $1,043.06 $672.08 $423.58 $490.06 $785.00
7 $401.06 $546.06 $375.58 $794.56 $1,043.06 $672.08 $423.58 $490.06 $820.00

Notes:

  • All rates are monthly.
  • *In addition to the support allowance, families may also receive a monthly payment for each child under 19 years of age. For more information, see Child Benefits Top-up Supplement.
  • Families of two or more that include someone on Old Age Security (OAS) are entitled to a maximum shelter rate for the family size.
  • Shelter increments continue to increase by an additional $35 for each additional dependant after unit size 7.
The asterisk indicates the most recent rate table changes
Key Effective April 1, 2007, rates for:
A Employable singles, couples, and two-parent families where all adults are under 65 years of age.
B Singles, couples, and two-parent families where all adults meet the Persons with Persistent Multiple Barriers (PPMB) criteria and all are under 65.
C Employable one-parent families where the parent is under 65.
D Singles, couples, and two-parent families where one adult is aged 65 years or older.
E Couples and two-parent families where both adults are aged 65 years or older.
F One-parent families where the parent is aged 65 or older.
G One-parent families where the parent meets the Persons with Persistent Multiple Barriers (PPMB) criteria and is under 65.
H *Couples and two-parent families where one adult meets the PPMB criteria and all are under 65.

Updated: July 1, 2017