People with disabilities who live in New Brunswick who meet the necessary age and financial requirements may be eligible for Income Assistance. Income Assistance provides financial assistance to those who qualify.
Each step involved in the application process for Income Assistance will be described in detail in this guide.
This process may take you several months from start to finish
This website helps you go through the application process step-by-step. You can take your time on each step. You can leave the site and come back later when you have more time, energy, and the documents you may need in a step.
If you are approved for to receive the Income Assistance
- You will receive $786 per month for a single person without dependents
- You could be eligible for additional supports such as:
- Health Cards
- Emergency Fuel Benefit
- Emergency Special Benefits
- Medical Transportation
I am Indigenous. Is the journey different for me?
If you are a resident of a reserve, you are not eligible to apply for Income Assistance. If you are an Indigenous person living off reserve, you will be required to apply for all other benefits you may receive, such as benefits from the federal government.
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