Social Assistance

Applying for Social Assistance

The Social Assistance program provides temporary financial support to eligible clients in need.  In order to apply for social assistance, applicants must be living on reserve and receive no other income.  The best way to determine applicability for social assistance is to contact the social assistance officer.  This is to ensure the application forms are filled out correctly, but also so applicants can be made aware of any other opportunities that might help them, like finding housing or work. 

Tips for applying for Social Assistance

When you apply for and receive Social Assistance, you are responsible for:

If you are able to work, you are responsible for: 


Lheidli T’enneh Social Assistance Department

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