Hardship Assistance for Persons with Disabilities Rate Table

Hardship Support for Persons with Disabilities

Effective: October 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

*$983.50

Sole applicant/recipient and one or more dependent children

Applicant/recipient is a person with disabilities

 

*$1,133.50

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

 

*$1,378.50

Two applicants/recipients and no dependent children

Both applicants/recipients are persons with disabilities

 

*$1,853.50

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

 

*$1,628.50

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

 

*$1,478.50

Two applicants/recipients and one or more dependent children

Both applicants/recipients are persons with disabilities

*$1,953.50

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

 

*$1,728.50

 

 

Hardship Shelter for Persons with Disabilities

 

Family Unit Composition

Maximum Shelter Amount

1 person

$375

2 persons

$570

3 persons

*$665

4 persons

*$715

5 persons

*$765

6 persons

*$815

7 persons

*$865

 

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 (*$50 as of October 1, 2021) for each additional dependant after unit size 7.

This webpage was last updated: October 1, 2021