A handicapped child

The purpose of the supplement for handicapped children is to provide financial assistance for families to help with the care and education of a child with a handicap that significantly limits the child in carrying out daily activities for a period expected to last for at least 1 year.

The supplement for handicapped children

  • This financial assistance is paid to all families with a child under 18 who is deemed to be handicapped by Retraite Québec. The amount is the same for all children, regardless of the handicap or family income. To receive the supplement for handicapped children, you must be eligible for child assistance payments and meet certain requirements.
  • In 2016, the amount of the supplement is 189 $ a month for each handicapped child.
  • To apply, you must fill out the Application for a Supplement for Handicapped Children form and return it to us. Send us the Parent's part as soon as possible because the supplement can be paid retroactively for a maximum of 11 months before the month during which you filed an application, if your child meets the eligibility requirements during that period.

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Information about other programs

On the site of the Office des personnes handicapées du Québec This link will open in a new window. (French only), you will find information about other programs and services.

The Canada Revenue Agency This link will open in a new window. Web site provides information about the federal Child Disability Benefit program.

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