Eligibility

Eligibility for Employment Services

To be eligible for personal services and supports you must be unemployed and legally allowed to work in British Columbia.

You are considered unemployed if you:

  • are not working
  • are working an average of fewer than twenty (20) hours per week, AND
    • are actively seeking full-time employment
  • are unable to work full-time because of a disability, but want to work more hours
  • have received a notice that you will be laid off soon
  • must leave your current job because of a medical reason
  • are at significant risk of losing your employment because of a disability

Full-time students are not considered unemployed.

In some cases, financial supports are available for eligible clients.

Please note : ***Not all unemployed BC job seekers are eligible for personal supports and services.***

For more information on eligibility, please visit: WorkBC

 

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