Hardship Assistance for Persons with Disabilities Rate Table

Hardship Support for Persons with Disabilities

Effective: October 1, 2017

The asterisk indicates the most recent rate table changes
Family Unit
Composition
Age of Applicant
or Recipient
Maximum Amount of Support

Transportation Support Allowance

(can be provided as cash or as in-kind bus pass)
Sole applicant/recipient and no dependent children Applicant/recipient is a person with disabilities *$706.42  $52
Sole applicant/recipient and one or more dependent children Applicant/recipient is a person with disabilities *$847.08 $52
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 *$875.56 $52
Two applicants/recipients and no dependent children Both applicants/recipients are persons with disabilities *$1,299.06 $104
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 *$1,124.06 $52
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 *$969.56 $52
Two applicants/recipients and one or more dependent children Both applicants/recipients are persons with disabilities *$1,393.06 $104
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 *$1,218.06 $52

 

Hardship Shelter for Persons with Disabilities

 

Family Unit Composition Maximum Shelter Allowance
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.
  • The Transportation Support Allowance can be provided as $52 in cash or as an in-kind bus pass. 
  • 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.

This webpage was last updated: October 1, 2017