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Income and Employment Supports Regulations

Published Date: March 23, 2012
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Income Support, Training and Health Benefits Regulation

Schedule 4 Supplementary Income Support

Section 15 Employment training and transition support

  1. An employment and training allowance may be provided for necessary and reasonable items not otherwise provided for under this Regulation that are required to transition and support an adult member who is

    1. seeking employment,

    2. working and requires assistance to cover the costs of working, or

    3. applying for or participating in a training or employment program required or approved by the Director.

  2. An amount referred to in subsection (3)(a) or (b) may be provided to a member of a household unit designated as barriers to full employment who requires regular access to a day or employment program that supports that person’s participation in society or assists that person in obtaining employment.

  3. The amount that may be provided under this section includes without limitation the following:

    1. in areas where public transportation is available, the cost of a monthly transit pass;

    2. where the individual cannot reasonably be expected to use public transportation or there is no public transportation, an allowance on a per kilometre basis or the actual cost of a taxi;

    3. costs associated with operating a vehicle;

    4. costs associated with training and employment;

    5. costs of other goods and services that are essential for training and employment.