If you have any dependent children under age 18, you may be entitled to financial assistance, that is, the
Family Allowance Payment and, if applicable, the
Supplement for Handicapped Children and the
Supplement for Handicapped Children Requiring Exceptional Care. For children aged 4 to 16, you may also be entitled to the
Supplement for the Purchase of School Supplies.
If you or your spouse were to die, your children could be eligible for an
orphan's pension. If you or your spouse become disabled, your children could be eligible for a
pension for a disabled person's child.