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Type of Aid: Grant or Forgivable Loan
Amount: up to $20,000
Eligibility Requirements: Low income seniors or those with disabilities with household assets less than $100,000 who meet the income and housing value limits can have eligible improvements made to their home to improve their ability to live there safely long term. Exceptions may apply for those that qualify for the Federal Disability Tax Credit and for non-status persons living in mobile homes on-reserve. Both homeowners, and tenants in partnership with their landlords can apply.
Paperwork:
Application Guide/Eligibility
Housing Income Limits (2015)
Home Value Limits (2015)
Homeowners Application
Tenant/Landlord Application
Eligible Adaptations/Improvements
Contact:
Call 604-433-2218 or Toll-Free 1-800-257-7756


Type of Aid: Income Tax Credit
Value: Any eligible costs up to $10,000
Eligibility Requirements: Available for renters or home owners 65+ years of age to offset the cost of eligible home renovations that improve accessibility or mobility in a senior’s home. Credit can be shared between residents of the home.
Paperwork:
CRA More details
Eligible Renovations & Details
Schedule BC(S12) Tax Form
Contact:
Canada Revenue Agency Help Pages
Toll-Free: 1-800-959-8281


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The families of children with disabilities often face extremely high costs, not covered by other medical plans. Patient Care Grants cover some of the costs for therapeutic equipment and prosthetics as well as transportation and accommodation to Easter Seals House.
Each year, the Patient Care Grants Program provides financial assistance to many families of children with special needs in BC, the Yukon and the Northwest Territories.
Type of Aid: Grant
Amount: Varies
Eligibility: Available to families of children with disabilities in BC, Northwest Territories and the Yukon.
Contact: Tel: 604-736-3475
Toll Free: 1-800-818-3666


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