The Social Development and Poverty Reduction Ministry has increased general and health supplement program rates. This funding is available through BC Employment and Assistance Program, rate updates are effective as of August 01, 2023.
View the current rates vs future rates via this LINK
General and Health Supplements and Programs are supplements and programs that are available through the BC Employment and Assistance (BCEA) Program to assist with specific individual needs and circumstances.
Specified health supplements are provided to all BCEA recipients who meet the eligibility criteria for each supplement. General health supplements are provided to specific categories of recipients only (e.g. persons with disabilities or persons with persistent multiple barriers) who meet the eligibility criteria for each supplement. Eligibility for general and health supplements is determined on an individual basis.