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Bus Pass Program

Low-income seniors and Persons with Disabilities (PWDs) have access to the BC Bus Pass Program. The pass is valid in communities served by BC Transit or TransLink. more info

Address / Contact Info
Toll-free: 1-866-866-0800
Fax (toll-free): 1-855-771-8788
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Case Management

Case management is a service offered to assist former members, veterans, RCMP and their families who may be finding it difficult to navigate a transition or change in their lives.more info

Address / Contact Info
Veterans Affairs Canada
English - General Inquiries: 1-866-522-2122
French - General Inquiries: 1-866-522-2022
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Compassionate Care Benefits Program

Compassionate care benefits are Employment Insurance (EI) benefits paid to people who have to be away from work temporarily to provide care or support to a family member who is gravely ill and who has a significant risk of death within 26 weeks (six months).more info

Address / Contact Info
Canada Employment Insurance
Phone: 1-800-0-Canada
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Death Benefit

When military families lose a loved one in the line of duty, there can be great suffering as the surviving spouse and children struggle to find their place in the civilian world.more info

Address / Contact Info
Veterans Affairs Canada
English - General Inquiries: 1-866-522-2122
French - General Inquiries: 1-866-522-2022
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Detention Benefits

A tax-free lump sum payment awarded to Canadian Forces members or Veterans who, while serving in the Forces, were detained by an enemy.more info

Address / Contact Info
Veterans Affairs Canada
English - General Inquiries: 1-866-522-2122
French - General Inquiries: 1-866-522-2022
Web Links Website

Disability Alliance BC

Since 1989, DABC’s Advocacy Access Program has been a place of support, information and one-to-one assistance for people with all disabilities.more info

Address / Contact Info
#204 – 456 West Broadway
, Vancouver, BC, V5Y 1R3
Toll-free: 1-800-663-1278
Phone (TTY): (604) 875-8835
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Disability Benefits

Disability benefits are financial payments provided to individuals who have a service-related disability.more info

Address / Contact Info
Veterans Affairs Canada
English - General Inquiries: 1-866-522-2122
French - General Inquiries: 1-866-522-2022
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Financial Benefits

This program can help to compensate for the economic impact that a disability may have on you or your family.more info

Address / Contact Info
Veterans Affairs Canada
English - General Inquiries: 1-866-522-2122
French - General Inquiries: 1-866-522-2022

Financial Planning Standards Council

The governing body for certified financial planners can help people find experts on money matters.more info

Address / Contact Info
902 - 375 University Avenue
, Toronto, ON, M5G 2J5
Toll-free: 1-800-305-9886
Phone: 1(416) 593-8587
Fax: (416) 593-6903
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Funeral and Grave-marking Assistance

Provides and maintains grave markers and offers financial assistance to veterans' estates where the veteran died as a result of a service-related disability or where there are insufficient funds to provide the veteran a dignified funeral and burial.more info

Address / Contact Info
Veterans Affairs Canada
English - General Inquiries: 1-866-522-2122
French - General Inquiries: 1-866-522-2022
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