Family and caregiving benefits

Child benefit, dental coverage and GST/HST credit. Employment Insurance (EI) including maternity, parental and caregiving benefits and leave. Help for the costs of raising children with disabilities.

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Canada child benefit

Apply for monthly payments for eligible families with children under 18 years of age.

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.

Maternity and parental benefits

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

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

Tax-free quarterly payment to help individuals and families with low or modest incomes.

Dental coverage

Learn about the upcoming Canadian Dental Care Plan and apply for other dental supports.

Child disability benefit

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

Canada Pension Plan (CPP) survivor's pension

Apply for a monthly payment if you are the legal spouse or common-law partner of a deceased contributor.

Canada Pension Plan children's benefits

Benefits for dependent children of disabled or deceased CPP contributors.

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.

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