Income Assistance Program


Income Assistance Program

What you'll get:

Provides financial assistance to Northerners to help meet basic and enhanced needs.

Who delivers it:
Education, Culture & Employment Income Security Programs
Who it is for:
Who to contact:
How to get more info:
Phone FaxWebsite Mail In-Person
How to get the service:
Phone Fax Mail In-Person
Staff available in:
Aklavik, Behchoko, Deline, Fort Good Hope, Fort Liard, Fort McPherson, Fort Providence, Fort Resolution, Fort Simpson, Fort Smith, Hay River, Inuvik, Lutselk'e, Norman Wells, Paulatuk, Trout Lake, Tuktoyaktuk, Tulita, Ulukhaktok, Whati, Yellowknife

Note: Staff travel to communities where no resident staff exist.

Additional Info:

The program provides set amounts for food, shelter, and utilities, and for enhanced needs such as incidentals, clothing, allowances for seniors and persons with disabilities, furniture, and education assistance. Amounts are set based on household income, size of family and community of residency.

For more information or information on the appeals process please contact your Regional ECE Service Centre or:

Registrar of Appeals
Appeals Office | ECE Programs and Services
3rd Floor YK Centre East
PO BOX 2804
Yellowknife NT X1A 2R1
Toll Free at (855) 546-1232

Standard business hours for ECE Service Centres are 8:30-5:00 Monday to Friday. Closed statutory holidays.

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