Government Programs Canada for Financial Assistance

Financial services to help with food, utilities and rent in Canada

When looking for financial relief or assistance, many Canadians turn to one of the government programs or alternative options available for help.

These programs are available to those experiencing financial hardship that might have difficulty making ends meet for a variety of reasons.

British Columbia







There is also the option of visiting the Government of Canada’s income assistance program to check whether you might be eligible for financial help. There are many programs that exist which include unemployment insurance, disability benefits, and immigration loan programs.

For those that are already receiving benefits there are social assistance loan options that can be an option when unexpected expenses come up and a need for funds occurs.

For further information you can visit: 

For more information about Unemployment Insurance you can visit:

Find out more about Ontario loans and what options might be available to you.

© 2023 GoodCheddar. All rights reserved.


Privacy | Terms | Advertiser Disclosure


Disclaimer: GoodCheddar is a loan comparison website, not a lender. GoodCheddar works with financial service providers that adhere to Canadian laws and regulations. For complete and current information on any specific product, please visit the merchant website. While GoodCheddar is independent, we may receive compensation for featured placement of their products or services from our partners, or if you click on certain links posted on our website. This compensation may impact how, where and in what order products appear. We endeavour to ensure that any information provided on this website is current and accurate, but it is your responsibility to confirm any information with the product or service provider and read the information they can provide. If you are unsure you should get independent advice before you apply for any product or commit to any plan. This site is directed at, and made available to, persons in Canada.