Support for People in Need

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Imagine how it feels to be a person with a disability (PWD) and/or a senior and not be able to afford food, rent or other necessities? No one need suffer in silence! There are subsidies, discounts and free stuff available. All you need to do is apply or register using the links provided.


Health & Well Being

Salvation Army Girl Shopping

Free Food, Clothing & Furniture The Salvation Army (250) 564-4000, provides food, clothing and furniture for those in need through a registration process, including families with children, multiple adults or single people. SA Brochure; Salvation Army Website: http://wwasw.sapg.ca/


Dentist

Subsidized Dental Care This is a provincially subsidized program to deliver dental services at a reduced cost for those in need at the Emergency Dental Outreach Clinic (250) 613-7246 in Prince George. Details About Subsidized Dental Care

 

Salvation Army Girl Shopping

Free Meds Plan G or the No-Charge Psychiatric Medication Plan is available to individuals of any age who are registered with a mental health service centre and who demonstrate clinical and financial need. Talk to your doctor for more information. Plan G Facts & Forms

 

Affordable Housing for PWD & Families in the North

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The Affordable Housing Listing Registry is a directory that provides addresses of subsidized housing developments for families and people with disabilities in B.C. Link to Northern Housing Directory for Families; Link to Northern Housing Directory for Individuals; BC Housing General Information



how to register

How To Apply for the BC Housing Registry Available at the link below are instructions to apply either online or with forms you can download for families (Application Form) or persons who are homeless, fleeing domestic violence or have a serious health condition (Supplemental Form). Housing Registry Process & Forms


Rental Assistance

Rental Assistance Program - Affordable Rent for Families. This program provides eligible, low-income, working families with cash assistance for their monthly rent payments in the private market. Rental Assistance Program Brochure; Rental Assistance Program Application

 

Transportation Subsidies & Refunds

Fuel Tax Refund Program

B.C. Fuel Tax Refund Program – up to $500 You can apply for a refund of your fuel receipts to a maximum of $500 annually by registering for this program. Fuel Tax Refund Form

 




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Parking Permit Application - SparcBC A parking permit for people with disabilities ensures that when a person has mobility limitations, they can park in one of the designated parking spots throughout British Columbia. You are entitled to a permit even if you do not own a vehicle. SparcBC Form; SparcBC Website



HandyDART

Prince George HandyDART System (250) 562-1394. For those unable to use conventional transit service without assistance. How to Register for HandyDART & Forms

 


BC Bus Pass Program

BC Bus Pass Program The BC Bus Pass Program offers a reduced cost (about $45), annual bus pass for low income seniors and individuals receiving disability assistance from the Province of British Columbia. To register online click the "Request Service" button. Bus Pass Registration

 

Recreation & Leisure Subsidies

Leisure Access program City of Prince George

Leisure Access Program – City of Prince George Enjoy swimming, skating and many more programs in community centres in Prince George for free or a 75 percent reduced rate. Prince George City Hall Leisure Program & Forms




how to register

Reduced Rate Camping PWD who meet the criteria in their application can camp for free in B.C. Front Country camp sites. PWD Camping Info Senior camping discounts are available during the peak season (June 15 – Labour Day). Cost is $15 for summer camping. Seniors Camping Info



Angling License Fee Reduction

Angling Licence Fee Reduction For those who love to fish apply for this reduced-fee non-tidal license. Submit the application form to your local ServiceBC office. The annual cost is $1 for PWD, $5 for Seniors. Fishing License Application


 


Addiction Relief Subsidies & Services

Addiction Relief in Prince George

Northern Health Addiction Relief Services Prince George offers a variety of programs from youth, to adult, to elderly services. Please click on the link below to learn more.
Northern Interior Addiction Relief General Information

 


Community Resonse Unit Prince George

Community Response Unit Prince George This is a first responder consultation for those seeking help for an addiction issue in order to direct and refer you to the appropriate health resource. CRU Brochure

 


Acute Stabilization Team Prince George

Community Acute Stabilization Team Prince George This is an intake group for clients seeking help for addiction issues. You must first qualify through the Community Response Unit. CAST Brochure

 


Narcotics Anonymous

Narcotics Anonymous (NA) – Free Program The vision is that every addict in the world has the chance to experience the NA message in his or her own language and culture and find the opportunity for a new way of life. Narc-Anon Brochure