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AISH Program Policy

Published Date: January 18, 2017
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Benefits

Core Benefits

Living Allowance

AUTHORITY

Assured Income for the Severely Handicapped Act, section 3(1)(a)
Assured Income for the Severely Handicapped General Regulation, sections 2a, 6(3) and 6(5)

INTENT

To describe the living allowance available to clients living in the community.

POLICY

AISH provides a maximum monthly living allowance of $1,588 to assist clients living in the community. The living allowance may be reduced if a client and their cohabiting partner receive non-exempt income, or if a client resides in a Government of Alberta group home. Clients who reside in government owned and operated group homes receive the maximum monthly living allowance, minus the per diem room and board rate.

Normally, the living allowance is issued at the end of the month for the following month.

 

Rate History – Living Allowance

$1,588
April 1, 2012

$1,188
April 1, 2009

$1,088
January 1, 2008

$1,050
April 1, 2007

$1,000
April 1, 2006

$950
April 1, 2005

$850
October 1, 1999

$818
July 1, 1997

$810
February 1, 1993

$796
February 1, 1992

$755
February 1, 1991

$750
May 1, 1988

$720
February 1, 1986

$695
February 1, 1985

$624
February 1, 1984

$604
April 1, 1983

$575
August 1, 1982

$552
April 1, 1982

$529
October 1, 1980

$492
April 1, 1981

$450
October 1, 1980

$415
July 1, 1980

$385
April 1, 1980

$370
November 1, 1979