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Published Date: March 29, 2012
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08 Continuous Needs

Isolated Community Allowance

AUTHORITY

Income Support, Training and Health Benefits Regulation, Schedule 4, Section 9
BFE/ETW & Full-Time Learners Ministerial Order: Section 24, Schedules 1, 2, and 4

INTENT

To cover the higher living costs associated with residing in a permanent community that does not have year round access.

POLICY

An applicant or a recipient and their dependants who reside in a permanent community that does not have all-weather road access is eligible to receive an additional benefit of $40 per month per person.

The communities include:

  • Fox Lake
  • Tall Cree
  • Fort Chipewyan
  • Chipewyan Lake

Rate
$40 per month per person residing in the isolated community

Need Code
1724  Isolated Community Allow