Coquitlam residents who:
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Income Verification – The City uses the Low Income Cut-off (LICO) from Statistics Canada as a reference on page two.
Guaranteed Income Supplement (GIS)
Shelter Aid for Elderly Renters (SAFER)
Compass Card (Red)
Employment Insurance (EI)
Resettlement Assistance Program (RAP) / Government-Assisted Refugees (GAR)
RAP/GAR documentation OR
Ministry of Social Development & Poverty Reduction (MSDPR) or Ministry of Employment and Income Assistance (MEIA)
We require documents to verify address and income. For privacy reasons, you can:
Use the Low Income Cut-offs table to determine if you qualify.
If you do, then you can get proof of income several ways:
Qualifying Income Levels
Family: One or two adult(s) married or common-law partners and their legal dependents aged 18 and younger
Statistics Canada. Table 11-10-0241-01 Low Income Cut-offs (LICOs) before tax by community size (100,000 to 499.999) and family size, in current dollars
Coquitlam residents who are not eligible to receive government or income assistance and are not associated with an Agency who still face significant financial hardship, may apply for financial assistance for recreation by completing the application form in conjunction with:
An adjudicator is someone you have a professional relationship with; who must be familiar with your financial situation; and sign your application form to verify financial need using the LICO table as a guideline.
An approved adjudicator is a(n):
You can visit any Coquitlam recreation facility for:
* Does not apply to programs that are designates as non-refundable
If submitting in person, the application form and photocopies of supporting documents should be in a sealed enveloped labelled “Financial Assistance for Recreation Application”.