$1,000 for families

There is a new benefit for people living in BC. Some families, single parents and individuals are eligible to get money to help them through the pandemic.

The Government of BC is making a one-time payment to help people in British Columbia “who have been hit the hardest” by the pandemic.

Who is eligible?

Families and single parents

  • $1,000 for families and individuals
    with a net income up to $125,000
  • Reduced amount for families and
    single parents with a net income up
    to $175,000


  • $500 for individuals who earn less
    than $62,000 a year
  • Reduced amount for individuals
    who earn up to $87,000

Adapted from Government of BC and BC NDP Photo: Flickr/Bank of Canada