Child Disability Benefit

Government of Canada - Canada Revenue Agency


Description
Provides financial assistance for families caring for children who are younger than 18 years with a severe and prolonged impairment in physical or mental functions.

Service offers:

  • non-taxable benefit dependent on household income, marital status, and the number of eligible children in the household

  • distribution of funds on the 20th of each month, except in August which is paid on the 19th, November which is paid on the 18th, and December which is paid on the 13th

  • 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 severe and prolonged impairment in physical or mental functions
  • 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
English; French
Fees
Fee: No


Fee Reduction: No


Membership Fee: No


Accessibility
Wheelchair access: N/A -
Other disabled access: N/A -
Topic(s)
Agency Information
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Last Verified On
August 15, 2023
Hours of Operation
Mon
08:00 AM to 08:00 PM
Tue
08:00 AM to 08:00 PM
Wed
08:00 AM to 08:00 PM
Thu
08:00 AM to 08:00 PM
Fri
08:00 AM to 08:00 PM
Sat
09:00 AM to 05:00 PM

Closed statutory holidays.