Provincial Government Announces COVID-19 Income Support Fund

The Prince Edward Island COVID-19 Income Support Fund provides financial support to residents of Prince Edward Island to bridge the gap between the loss of their job/lay-off, loss of their primary source of income, Employment Insurance benefits have expired or loss of all revenues through self-employment as a result of COVID-19. This emergency income fund is a one-time lump sum payment of $750 from the Government of Prince Edward Island. This emergency income is taxable.

Who is Eligible to Participate?

The Prince Edward Island COVID-19 Income Support Fund is a temporary program designed to provide financial support to individuals who meet the following criteria:



How does the Program Work?

Eligible individuals who meet the program criteria will receive the following:

Eligible individuals must keep supporting documents proving their eligibility for the program for a period of three (3) years following approval to the program for audit and compliance purposes.

How do I Apply?

Eligible individuals must complete the online application form.

To assess your application, we will need:

Please be advised, approved applications may take up to 5 business days before receipt of payment.

When is the deadline for Applications?

Online applications can be submitted until April 30, 2020.

Visit Government of Prince Edward Island for further details and to apply.

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