GAINS-Ontario Guaranteed Annual Income System for Seniors - April 24

The Government is providing additional financial relief to the province's most vulnerable seniors. As part of Ontario’s Action Plan: Responding to COVID-19, the government is doubling Guaranteed Annual Income System (GAINS) payments to help low-income seniors during the COVID-19 outbreak.

The Province is issuing the first doubled GAINS payments today. Recipients will receive up to $166 per month for individuals and $332 per month for couples. These doubled payments will continue for six months and provide an additional $75 million to 194,000 vulnerable seniors.

News Release Associated to this:

https://news.ontario.ca/opo/en/2020/04/ontario-providing-additional-relief-to-the-provinces-most-vulnerable.html

https://news.ontario.ca/opo/fr/2020/04/la-province-offre-un-soutien-supplementaire-aux-ontariens-et-ontariennes-les-plus-vulnerables.html