Caregiver Assistance Benefit

Reference

Compensation and Benefit Instructions (CBI) 211.05

Purpose

The Caregiver Assistance Benefit is intended to reimburse an eligible ill or injured member for payments made for childcare or other caregiver expenses.

Eligibility

To be entitled to this benefit, a member must be assessed as having suffered on operations in Afghanistan, a permanent catastrophic impairment, or a temporary catastrophic impairment or non-catastrophic impairment, and has a dependent child physically residing with him/her. The Caregiver Benefit is not payable if the caregiver is a member of the Special Force, Regular Force, or Reserve Force on Class B or C Reserve Service, who is in receipt of pay and allowances.

Details

This benefit is reimbursed to the member at a maximum daily rate of $75.00 with a receipt or $35.00 with a declaration.

Contact

The Point of Contact (POC) to determine eligibility and initiate a request for reimbursement is the local Integrated Personnel Support Centre (IPSC).

 

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