Income Assistance Rate Table

Effective: October 1, 2017

The asterisk indicates the most recent rate table changes
Support Rate Shelter
Maximum
Unit
Size
A B C D E F G H
1 *$335.00 *$382.92 N/A *$631.42 N/A N/A N/A N/A $375.00
2 *$407.22 *$552.06 *$475.58 *$800.56 *$1,049.06 *$772.08 *$523.58 *$496.22 $570.00
3 *$501.06 *$646.06 *$475.58 *$894.56 *$1,143.06 *$772.08 *$523.58 *$590.06 $660.00
4 *$501.06 *$646.06 *$475.58 *$894.56 *$1,143.06 *$772.08 *$523.58 *$590.06 $700.00
5 *$501.06 *$646.06 *$475.58 *$894.56 *$1,143.06 *$772.08 *$523.58 *$590.06 $750.00
6 *$501.06 *$646.06 *$475.58 *$894.56 *$1,143.06 *$772.08 *$523.58 *$590.06 $785.00
7 *$501.06 *$646.06 *$475.58 *$894.56 *$1,143.06 *$772.08 *$523.58 *$590.06 $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 October 1, 2017, 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.

This webpage was last updated: October 1, 2017