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.