BC - General Supplements for Employment and Assistance Clients

Ministry of Social Development and Social Innovation



The General Supplements category provides information about supplements that are available through the BC Employment and Assistance (BCEA) Program to assist with specified needs and circumstances. Eligibility for supplements under the Employment and Assistance Act may differ from those under the Employment and Assistance for Persons with Disabilities Act. Eligibility for supplements is generally determined through consultation with Ministry staff. A number of supplements are available including employment-related supplements, housing-related supplements, transportation-related supplements, children and family-related supplements, health-related supplements and financial and emergency-related supplements.

The General Supplements category covers programs such as:

  • BC Bus Pass Program
  • Christmas supplement
  • Confirmed Job supplement
  • Crisis supplement
  • Funeral Costs
  • Family Bonus supplement
  • Identification supplement
  • Senior's supplement
  • Special transportation subsidy
  • School start-up supplement