This program helps people who are in financial need. It offers two types of assistance:
In most cases, a client must agree to participate in employment assistance activities in order to receive financial assistance.
Emergency assistance is also available to people who are in a crisis or an emergency situation (e.g. people who have lost their homes, are leaving an abusive relationship and/or are worried about their safety).
In October 2017,
there were 5,863 TCA cases receiving social assistance on behalf of 8,314 children.
This program provides money to an adult on behalf of a child who: