Income Assistance


If you are in need financial or other supports, Income Assistance may be a short or long-term option to support you and/or your family.


Social assistance is money and other benefits for people who:

  • live on reserve

  • don’t have enough money to meet their needs

  • have no other reasonable way of getting money


In addition to regular benefits, social assistance can include additional benefits for: people with certain types of physical or mental disabilities, people with medical conditions and people who face undue hardship issues like hunger and eviction.



Visit Yale First Nation Band Office and meet in confidence with the Social Worker to assess your eligibility.


Disability Support

The British Columbia Aboriginal Network on Disability Society (BCANDS)

Are you an Indigenous person living with a disability or a family member looking for BCANDS on-line request for Disability Case Management Services?


Apply at the YFN Band Office Social Work Department


 MORE Information :                   

Income Assistance Recipients Rights and Responsibilities 

Income Assistance Application Process 

Frequently Asked Questions