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Sliding Scale Guide

Community Rate

Lower Income

You are struggling to meet basic needs and have no expendable income

Sustainer Rate

Middle Income

You’re able to meet basic needs and have expendable income

Supporter Rate

Higher Income

You comfortable meet basic needs and have ample expendable income

Pay less on the scale if you:

  • receive public assistance
  • have dependants
  • have $0 savings
  • are formerly incarcerated
  • do illegal work for survival
  • have significant debt that prevents you from meeting basic needs
  • have less access to money because of abuse
  • have a chronic illness or disability that impacts your ability to earn income
  • have immigration-related expenses
  • are an elder with limited financial support
  • are unable to access healthcare

Pay more on the scale if you:

  • pay other practitioners full price
  • have few or no dependents
  • have savings, investments, inherited money, and/or retirement accounts
  • can ask people in your life for money
  • own a home or rent by choice
  • own commercial and rental properties
  • travel recreationally
  • have access to family money and resources in times of need
  • work part-time by choice
  • have earning power (even if you aren’t using it right now) from college degree(s), able-bodiedness, race, gender, social networks, family connections, etc.

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