2011: individuals and single-parent families who were homeless and received last-resort financial assistance on October 1, 2011, are entitled to compensation under the program.
2012: individuals and single-parent families who are homeless and receive last-resort financial assistance on June 1, 2012, are entitled to compensation under the program.
Individuals and families are considered to be homeless if they find themselves in at least one of the following situations:
They have no stable shelter for the next 60 days;
They are sheltered by a community organization that provides services or shelter for persons who are homeless;
They have no fixed address.
Note: Social assistance recipients with refugee claimant status are not eligible for the program.