New Brunswick

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This is a living document and we want to add to it as we grow. Please use these resources and links as a starting point and if you discover additional programs, tips or tricks, let us know.

Financial Assistance:

There does not appear to be a specific financial assistance program for people with disabilities in New Brunswick. There is a $100.000 supplement for those who qualify.

http://www2.gnb.ca/content/gnb/en/services/services_renderer.10295.html

Disability support Program: Provides other related disability supports.

http://www2.gnb.ca/content/gnb/en/services/services_renderer.200972.Disability_Support_Program.html

Social Development Programs: May provide some additional supports

http://www2.gnb.ca/content/gnb/en/departments/social_development/persons_disabilities.html

Travel and Accommodation

Could not find any assistance – let us know if you are aware of a program.

The New Brunswick Drug Program

Those not covered by extended benefits from other sources can enroll in the New Brunswick Drug Plan. There is a minimal annual premium of $200 that increases with income and participants also have a monthly premium of and co-pay for prescriptions:
http://www2.gnb.ca/content/gnb/en/departments/health/MedicarePrescriptionDrugPlan/NBDrugPlan.html

Premiums and co-payments:
http://www2.gnb.ca/content/gnb/en/departments/health/MedicarePrescriptionDrugPlan/NBDrugPlan/Premiums.html

For Social Development Clients – enrollment and co-payment amounts are reduced:
http://www2.gnb.ca/content/gnb/en/services/services_renderer.8915.Prescription_Drug_Program_-_Social_Development_Clients_(Plan_F).html

Charitable Organizations:

Canadian Cancer Society:

Financial Help: http://www.cancer.ca/en/support-and-services/support-services/financial-help-nb/?region=nb
Community Services and Transportation:
http://www.cancer.ca/en/support-and-services/support-services/find-services-in-your-area/?region=nb
Travel assistance:
http://www.cancer.ca/~/media/cancer.ca/NB/support%20and%20services/support%20and%20services/Supportivecareprogramsandservicesapplication-NB-EN.pdf

Kidney Foundation Resources

Canada: http://www.kidney.ca/financial-assistance

Atlantic: https://www.facebook.com/KFOC.AtlanticBranch/info

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If you know of other resources or have tips, tricks about the resources described here, please let us know.