The Persons with Persistent and Multiple Barriers (PPMB) benefit is for people who are unable to work because they have severe and multiple barriers to employment. You maybe eligible for certain health supplements and may be able to keep up to $500 a month in earned income.
Contact your Ministry of Social Development and Social Innovation (MSDSI) office and let them know you want to apply for PPMB. Addictions of any kind may not count as an eligible medical condition under the PPMB rules.
Find an Employment and Assistance Office in your community (Call first to confirm address and hours of operation).
180 Main St
205 Powell St
687 Powell St
2350 Commercial Dr
5550 Fraser St
For BC residents, please call for details: 1-866-866-0800