You may be able to receive help under the Seniors Independence Initiative if:
- You are 65 or older;
- You live independently or with a spouse;
- You have a net household income of up to $26,500 for a single person or up to $34,000 for a couple - as defined by line 236 on CRA Notice of Assessment;
- You have combined assets not greater than $100,000 (this does not include your home, land and vehicles).
Social Insurance Number
- confirmation of SIN letter
- plastic SIN card (non-expired)
- valid health card with no photo, name and address
- valid health card with photo, name and address
- MCP (Medical Care Plan) number
- Valid ambulance/dental services card
- Department of Immigration, Skills and Labour identification number
- Department of Immigration, Skills and Labour file number (Income Support Card).
Notice of Assessment
A statement from Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) to each taxpayer, every year, after you have filed a tax return. It tells you the amount of income tax you owe, or the amount of the refund you will get.