Government of Canada

Canada Revenue Agency - Child Disability Benefit


Description
Provides financial assistance for families caring for children who are younger than 18 years with permanent mental or physical disability.

Service offers:

  • non-taxable benefit dependent on household income as well as the number of eligible children in the household
  • annual benefit amount ranging up to $2,771.00 for each eligible child
  • distribution of funds on the 20th of each month, except in December which is paid one week earlier
  • online child and family benefits calculator to help families determine how much they may be entitled to
Eligibility
Yes, Service targeted to:
  • parents / guardians caring for a child younger than 18 with a permanent physical or mental disability
  • families that are eligible for the Canada child benefit and have children eligible for the disability tax credit
Application Process
Service Access: Application Required, To access service:
  • families who have filed their annual tax return, are recipients of the Canada child benefit, and have a child eligible for the disability tax credit will automatically receive the child disability benefit
  • notify the Canada Revenue Agency if there is a change in the household such as birth, adoption, marriage, or a move
Referral Process: No

Waiting Period: No,
Telephone
1-800-387-1193
Web Site
https://www.canada.ca/en/revenue-agency/services/child-family-benefits/child-disability-benefit.html
Languages
French
Fees
Fee: No
Fee Reduction: N/AMembership Fee: No
Accessibility
Wheelchair access: N/A - Other disabled access: N/A -
Legal Status
Federal Government
Topic(s)
Last Updated On
April 27, 2019
Hours of Operation
Mon
09:00 AM - 05:00 PM
Tue
09:00 AM - 05:00 PM
Wed
09:00 AM - 05:00 PM
Thu
09:00 AM - 05:00 PM
Fri
09:00 AM - 05:00 PM