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The Seniors Income Plan (SIP) provides senior citizens with the financial assistance required to meet their basic needs.
A monthly supplement is provided to seniors who have little or no income other than the federal Old Age Security (OAS) pension and Guaranteed Income Supplement (GIS).
The table below shows the maximum SIP benefit seniors can receive and the taxable income levels (excluding the federal OAS pension and GIS) where the SIP benefit becomes $0, based on client category. *Effective July 1, 2021
|Client Category - Living at home||Maximum SIP Benefit (monthly)||Annual Taxable Income Level where SIP becomes $0|
|Married - Both Pensioners||$265.00||$7,440.00|
|Married - Spouse less than 60 years of age||$300.00||$10,512.00|
|Married - Spouse Receiving Allowance||$300.00||$9,120.00|
|Client Category - Living in Special Care Home||Maximum SIP Benefit (monthly)||Annual Taxable Income Level where SIP becomes $0|
|Married - Both Pensioners||$50.00||$1,776.00|
|Married - Spouse less than 60 years of age||$50.00||$7,872.00|
|Married - Spouse receiving Allowance||$50.00||$1,824.00|
SIP recipients with active basic Saskatchewan Health coverage are eligible for a variety of additional health benefits including:
You are eligible to receive the Seniors Income Plan benefits if:
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