Family and caregiving benefits

Family and caregiving benefits

Benefits to help with the costs of raising children, including children with disabilities. Employment Insurance benefits such as maternity, parental and caregiving benefits and leave.

Services and information

Maternity and parental benefits

Apply if you’re pregnant, have recently given birth, are adopting a child or are caring for a newborn.

Caregiving benefits and leave

Apply if you are providing care or support to a critically ill or injured person or someone needing end-of-life care.

Canada Child Benefit

Tax-free monthly payment made to eligible families to help with the cost of raising children under 18 years of age.

Canadian Benefit for Parents of Young Victims of Crime

Apply for income support if you have been away from work to cope with death or disappearance of your child, as a result of a probable Criminal Code offense.

Canada Pension Plan (CPP) children’s benefits

Benefits for dependent children of disabled or deceased CPP contributors.

Child disability benefit

Apply to receive a tax-free benefit if you are a family caring for a child with a disability.

Victim services and funding

Assistance and information for victims of crime.

Having a baby

Apply for benefits and get information on your baby's health, development and safety.

Survivor's Pension

Eligibility criteria, how to apply, amounts.

Estate planning, wills and dealing with death

Making a will, planning your estate, powers of attorney, what to do following a death.

Goods and services tax/Harmonized sales tax (GST/HST) credit

Tax-free quarterly payment to help individuals and families with low or modest incomes offset the GST/HST they pay.

Manage personal finances

Budgeting, banking, money transfers, insurance, planning your finances at different life stages.

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