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Poverty is a persistent problem for Canadians with disabilities. The National Benefit Authority exists to serve this community and help people find financial relief. The disability tax credit is for people who have severe and prolonged disabilities. It qualifies them
“A class-action lawsuit was filed in March 2007 on behalf of Dennis Manuge and 4,500 other disabled veterans whose long-term disability benefits are reduced by the amount of the monthly Veterans Affairs disability pension they receive. “ Many disabled veterans of
Are you a Canadian veteran? The National Benefit Authority (NBA) thanks you for serving our great nation. Your bravery in accepting risk and living with unique circumstances ensures all Canadians can live good lives. Unfortunately, the quality of life that
Working in the mental health field is not easy. People who are educated and trained to do this work combine talent with compassion, but these traits only go so far. Without proper funding, stresses placed on mental health workers increase.
Stabilization is possible for a person who has mental illness. Unfortunately, mental health services rarely seem to offer consistent support; they seem chronically understaffed and underfunded. There are some major issues surrounding funding for mental health facilities and practices. As
In 2007, a nationwide initiative formed to serve Canadians who have mental illness. The Mental Health Commission of Canada gives due attention to people with disabilities. In addition, the combined efforts of federal, provincial, and territorial governments advance social wellbeing
Government benefits are available to people with mental illness. Tax credits and community programs are intended to supplement income but is not enough money to live on. Unfortunately, another frustration for people with mental illness is unemployment. More often than
Great strides have been made in efforts to mainstream people with mental health troubles. An example of this is the housing options that are now available. No longer do people with mental illness need to rely solely on institutional housing.
Many debates exist around the topic of mental illness. One conversation that involves the brightest minds in medical research, healthcare, and related associations is how to fund Canadian mental health services. Regardless, solving the problem of underfunding is a challenge.
What do you do?
We specialize in all the processes involved with the Disability Tax Credit (DTC) applications...
How do I get the money? How does it come to me?
The Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) will generally deposit the funds directly into your bank account...
Are there any restrictions on how the money can be spent?
No. The government wants Canadians living with disabilities to enjoy a similar lifestyle to those...
I don’t earn any income, do I qualify?
Of course. Our Benefit Specialists can obtain large...