Income Support Impacted by CERB
If you collected the Canadian Economic Recovery Benefit (CERB) in 2020 it may have impacted your federal Guaranteed Income Supplement (GIS) payments. However, you could be eligible for additional support from the provincial government.
Request an assessment for provincial income assistance through the Ministry of Social Development & Poverty Reduction. You should receive a response to your request within five business days.
Request an assessment:
- Online: apply for assistance here
- By phone: 1-866-866-0800
- In person: find a local ServiceBC office
View the Province of B.C.’s website to learn more
Note: If you receive the Shelter Aid for Elderly Renters (SAFER) supplement via BC Housing, this might impact your eligibility.