Could you Afford to Live on Social Assistance?

Our calculator will help you understand what it is like to live on social assistance as a single person based on your current living expenses. Expenses are divided into sections.

It will take approximately five minutes to complete. Enter in the amount you spend per month on the items listed in the survey.

Once completed, it will calculate how much money you would have left over if you were an individual living on social assistance.

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Food Choices when Money is Tight

Eat Right Ontario provides healthy, budget-friendly recipes and practical tips on saving money at the grocery store.

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