Living on a tight budget requires that you maximize the resources available to you. To aid in this we have created a select list of tips on nutrition, financial aid, and health plans. If you need more information, please do not hesitate to contact our staff who may be able to locate other resources.
Infant Nutrition Resources
Mead Johnson, Nestle Canada, and Abbott Laboratories all provide a variety of coupons, products, and services (including nutrition advice) to parents. For more information and to register refer to the manufacturer’s site below:
Contains information on AMS Health and Dental Plan and the new Fair PharmaCare program (drug coverage for those who need it most). To claim health benefits from the AMS plan you must be covered by the public health insurance provided by BC Medical Service Plan (MSP) or equivalent basic coverage. For more information contact BC MSP at 604-683-7151 or http://www.gov.bc.ca/health/.
Or Visit the Health and Dental Plan Office
SUB Building, Lower Level
6138 SUB Boulevard
UBC Vancouver Campus
BC Health Guide
Information on more than 3,000 common health topics, tests, procedures, and other resources is available to B.C. residents.
Government of British Columbia Student Financial Aid
Joint program with the federal and provincial program. Check your eligibility and apply!
UBC Student Aid: http://www.students.ubc.ca/finance/index.cfm
- Greater Vancouver Food Bank
- Sprouts (SUB basement)
- Fridays from 11:30-1:30pm: Community Eats, a by-donation hot lunch if you bring your own Tupperware
- The Delly (SUB basement)
- Fridays: after 3pm, 50% everything