Financial Support Program

The Niigaaniin program provides Financial Support for the purpose of providing basic needs and shelter.

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Eligibility for assistance is based on the following:

  • the number of members in your family.
  • your shelter costs.
  • your income, or the income of any dependent adults or co-applicants.
  • your assets such as vehicles, properties, RRSPs and so on.
  • your participation in approved Employment Assistance Activities. All persons accepted into the Niigaaniin program who are at least 18 years of age and employable are required to participate.