Hardship Assistance for Persons with Disabilities Rate Table

Hardship Support for Persons with Disabilities

Effective: May 1, 2021 

The asterisk indicates the most recent rate table changes

Family Unit
Composition

Age of Applicant
or Recipient

Maximum Amount of Support

Sole applicant/recipient and no dependent children

Applicant/recipient is a person with disabilities

*$983.42

 

Sole applicant/recipient and one or more dependent children

Applicant/recipient is a person with disabilities

*$1,124.08

 

Two applicants/recipients and no dependent children

One applicant/recipient is a person with disabilities, the other is not a person with disabilities and is under 65 years of age

*$1,377.56

 

Two applicants/recipients and no dependent children

Both applicants/recipients are persons with disabilities

*$1,853.06

 

Two applicants/recipients and no dependent children

One applicant/recipient is a person with disabilities, the other is not a person with disabilities but is 65 or more years of age

*$1,626.06

 

Two applicants/recipients and one or more dependent children

One applicant/recipient is a person with disabilities, the other is not a person with disabilities and is under 65 years of age

*$1,471.56

 

Two applicants/recipients and one or more dependent children

Both applicants/recipients are persons with disabilities

*$1,947.06

 

Two applicants/recipients and one or more dependent children

One applicant/recipient is a person with disabilities, the other is not a person with disabilities but is 65 or more years of age

*$1,720.06

 

 

 

Hardship Shelter for Persons with Disabilities

 

Family Unit Composition Maximum Shelter Amount
1 person $375
2 persons $570
3 persons $660
4 persons $700
5 persons $750
6 persons $785
7 persons $820
8 persons $855
9 persons $890
10 persons $925

 

Note:

  • All rates are monthly.
  • An additional Transportation Supplement is provided to a person with the Persons with Disabilities designation as $52 in cash or as an in-kind bus pass.
  • In addition to the support rate, families may also receive a monthly payment for each child under 19 years of age. For more information, see Child Benefits Top-up Supplement.
  • Shelter increments continue to increase by an additional $35 for each additional dependant after unit size 10.

This webpage was last updated: June 24, 2021