The following help sheets, prepared and regularly updated by the Disability Alliance of BC, are guides to assist people in understanding and applying for BC government disability benefits and programs.

Click on any of the help sheets below to see that resource:

Persons with Disabilities (PWD) Help Sheets

Persons with Disabilities (PWD)

Help Sheet #2 – Application for PWD

Help Sheet #3 – Checklist for PWD Benefit

Help Sheet #12 – Income Assistance Application for PWD

Programs and benefits available if you have received the PWD benefit.

Help Sheet#4 – Monthly Nutritional Supplement

Help Sheet#7 – Health Supplements for People with Disabilities

Help Sheet #9 – Employment, Education, and Training for People with Disabilities

Help Sheet#14 – Registered Disability Savings Plan and Disability Tax Credit

How to make a Request for Reconsideration if your application for the PWD benefit was denied.

Help Sheet #5A – Appeal Denial of PWD: Reconsideration

How to request for an appeal Tribunal if your Request for Reconsideration was denied.

Help Sheet #5B – Appeal Denial of PWD: The Appeal Tribunal

Request for establishing a trust so you can be able to set some money aside while still receiving PWD benefits at the same time.

Help Sheet #8 – Trusts for PWD Benefit

How to complete the Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development Canada (AANDC) disability designation application for the Persons with Disabilities (PWD) benefit.

Help Sheet #15 – People with Disabilities on Reserve: The PWD Designation

Assistance rate amounts for Persons with Disabilities (PWD) and Persons with Persistent Multiple Barriers to Employment (PPMB) benefits.

Help Sheet #13 – Rate Amounts for PWD and PPMB Benefits

How people receiving the Persons with Disabilities (PWD) or Persons with Persistent Multiple Barriers (PPMB) benefit can prepare and submit a 2014 income tax return for free over the internet.

Help Sheet #16 – Guide to Filing Income Taxes for People Receiving PWD/PPMB

Persons with Persistent and Multiple Barriers (PPMB) Help Sheets

Persons with Persistent and Multiple Barriers (PPMB)

Help Sheet #6 – PPMB Application

How to apply for the Persons with Persistent and Multiple Barriers (PPMB) to Employment benefit, if you have a medical condition that is severe enough to prevent you from seeking, accepting, or continuing employment now or in the future.

How to file a request for reconsideration

If you have applied for Persons with Persistent and Multiple Barriers (PPMB) to Employment benefit and have received a letter from the Ministry of Social Development and Social Innovation (MSDSI) denying your application.

Help Sheet #11A – Appealing Denial of PPMB: The Request for Reconsideration

How to file a request for an appeal tribunal

To support your request for reconsideration if your application for the PPMB benefit was denied.

Help Sheet #11B-Appealing Denial of PPMB: The Appeal Tribunal

Assistance rate amounts

For Persons with Disabilities (PWD) and Persons with Persistent Multiple Barriers to Employment (PPMB) benefits.

Help Sheet #13 – Rate Amounts for PWD and PPMB Benefits

Submitting Income Taxes for People Receiving PWD/PPMB

How people receiving the Persons with Disabilities (PWD) or Persons with Persistent Multiple Barriers (PPMB) benefit can prepare and submit a 2015 income tax return for free over the internet.

Help Sheet #16 – Guide to Filing Income Taxes for People Receiving PWD/PPMB