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Lecture 11

SWRK 221 Lecture Notes - Lecture 11: Assistive Technology, Undeclared, Old Age Security


Department
Social Work
Course Code
SWRK 221
Professor
Karen Hetherington
Lecture
11

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Income security for those unable to work
Guest Speaker- Margaret Van Neuton
Project Genesis
An accessible service for everyone
Housing
Welfare
oName of ”welfare” keeps changing (Currently called Centre Local
D’emploi)
oless and less help for access to services (use to have health agents)
oaccess barriers
Income
Household
Marital Status (Vie Maritale)
Cohabitation - for more than 1 yr you become a
couple- investigation must happen you must file as
a couple. welfare stops if u don’t file a couple.
Trying to prove that you are not a couple
Re application as couples - goes much faster - many
people claim couples - when they are not.
If 2 girls or 2 guys lived together- no investigation.
a gender discrimination.
work income
a temptation to work under the table
Undeclared
Casual income - some cases it’s good to
declare (ex: babysitting, janitor, painting,
shoveling snow)
some ppl who declare but don’t tell their
agent (efficiency with today’s social welfare
technology - databases)
Declared
Even tho it was declared, some ppl don’t
declare it to the welfare offices bc they don’t
know if the job is stable
Deficit budget
how is the person able to pay for their
expenses based on what we give?
Gifts
is deducted from check beside for one year -
cash gift - birthdays and holidays you can
receive gift up to any amount - develop
strategies
gifts in kind - can always be given for ex:
food, clothing. bus pass would be tricky.
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