Before & After Redesign

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To see what has changed, review the following:

Note: Information is in alphabetical order based on the Before column.

Categories 

Before

Online Resource

What's Changed?

 

After

BCEA Policy & Procedure Manual

Application renamed Application and Intake

Employment Planning & Exemptions

Employment Programs and Community Services

Employment Strategy for Persons with Disabilities

renamed & combined

Employment Programs, Planning and Exemptions

Family Maintenance Program removed (outdated)  
General Supplements renamed General Supplements and Programs
Hardship renamed Hardship Assistance
Persons with Disabilities Designation renamed Persons with Disabilities Designation and Application
Program Administration renamed Case Administration
Verification and Eligibility renamed Eligibility
  new Compliance and Debt Management
  new Information Privacy and Security (FOIPPA)
  new Ministry Overview
  new Support and Shelter

Policy Topics

Before

Online Resource

What's Changed?

 

New Name

BCEA Policy & Procedure Manual

New Location

BCEA Policy & Procedure Manual

BC Employment Program removed (outdated)    
Bridging Employment Programs removed (outdated)    
Citizenship Requirements moved   Application and Intake
Client Employability Profile moved   Employment Programs, Planning, & Exemptions
Community Assistance Program removed (outdated)    
Compliance Review moved   Compliance and Debt Management
CPP Adjustment Supplement removed (outdated)    
Direct Purchase removed (outdated)    
Employability Screen moved   Employment Programs, Planning, & Exemptions
Employment Plan moved   Employment Programs, Planning, & Exemptions
Employment Program for Persons with Disabilities removed (outdated)    
Employment Readiness Information Questionnaire moved   Employment Programs, Planning, & Exemptions
Family Maintenance Program removed (outdated)    
FOIPPA: Access to Information and Protection of Privacy renamed & moved Information Privacy and Security (FOIPPA) Information Privacy and Security (FOIPPA)
Homelessness moved   Case Administration
Identification Requirements moved   Application and Intake
Income and Exemptions renamed Income Treatment & Exemptions Eligibility
Individual Case Management moved   Case Administration
Living Arrangements renamed & moved Family Composition Support & Shelter
Loss Management – Referral for PLMS Review or Investigation renamed & moved Referral for PLMS Review or Investigation Compliance and Debt Management
No Employment Obligations moved   Employment Programs, Planning, & Exemptions
Payment of Assistance renamed & moved Support, Shelter and Special Care Facilities Support and Shelter
Persons Fleeing Abuse moved   Case Administration
Persons With Persistent Multiple Barriers moved   Employment Programs, Planning, & Exemptions
Protection of Children moved   Case Administration
Recoveries moved   Compliance and Debt Management
Residency in British Columbia renamed Residency Eligibility
Self-Employment Program renamed & moved Self-Employment Program (SEP) for PPMB and PWD Employment Programs, Planning, & Exemptions
Students renamed Education and Training Eligibility
Time Limits removed (outdated)    
Two-Year Financial Independence moved   Application and Intake
Underage Applicants moved   Application and Intake
Voluntary Participation Plan moved   Employment Programs, Planning, & Exemptions
  new Family Composition Support & Shelter
  new Overview of BCEA Program Ministry Overview

Policies

Before

Online Resource

What's Changed?

 

New Location

BCEA Policy & Procedure Manual

65 and Older and Pending Old Age Security/Guaranteed Income Supplement moved Support, Shelter and Special Care Facilities Support and Shelter
Clients in CLBC Facilities moved Support, Shelter and Special Care Facilities Support and Shelter
Dependants who Turn 19 While Attending Secondary School moved Family Composition Support and Shelter
Effective Date of Eligibility – Original Decision
(Payment of Assistance)
moved BCEA Application – Stage 2 Application and Intake
Eligibility
(Residency in BC)
renamed to
Residency in British Columbia Eligibility
Residency Eligibility
First Nations moved Residency Eligibility
Hardship Assistance
(Strike or Lockout)
renamed to
Eligibility
Strike or Lockout Hardship Assistance
Income and Assets Exemptions
(Eligibility for Hardship Assistance)
renamed to
Income and Assets Exemptions for Hardship Assistance
Eligibility for Hardship Assistance Hardship Assistance
Intent
(Payment of Assistance)
moved Support, Shelter and Special Care Facilities Support and Shelter
"In Kind" Assistance moved Individual Case Management Case Administration
Methods of Payment moved Individual Case Management Case Administration
Persons Residing in Halfway Houses moved Residency Eligibility
Room and Board moved Support, Shelter and Special Care Facilities Support and Shelter
Shelter Allowance moved Support, Shelter and Special Care Facilities Support and Shelter
Special Care Facility User Charges and Comforts Allowance moved Support, Shelter and Special Care Facilities Support and Shelter
Support Allowance moved Support, Shelter and Special Care Facilities Support and Shelter
T5007 Tax Receipt moved Individual Case Management Case Administration
Temporarily Reduced Family Unit moved Family Composition Support and Shelter
Transients moved Support, Shelter and Special Care Facilities Support and Shelter