Handicapped children

Retraite Québec offers two financial assistance programs for handicapped children:

Supplement for Handicapped Children

Basic financial assistance for parents who must provide care for a handicapped child.

You are entitled to this supplement if:

  • You care for a child who is under age 18 with an impairment or a mental function disability that substantially limits the child in carrying out his or her life habits for a foreseeable period of at least one year.
  • You are receiving Family Allowance for your child.

Monthly payment of $195, for a yearly amount of $2 340

To find out whether you are eligible for this financial assistance and how to apply, consult our section on the Supplement for Handicapped Children.

Supplement for Handicapped Children Requiring Exceptional Care

Financial assistance for parents who assume extraordinary responsibilities in administering special care or who must be constantly present with a child.

You are entitled to this supplement if :

  • You have a child under age 18 who has severe and multiple disabilities that prevent the child from carrying out his or her life habits, or whose medical condition requires specified complex medical care at home. The disabilities or care are expected to last for at least one year.
  • You are receiving Family Allowance for your child.
  • You are receiving the Supplement for Handicapped Children for your child.
Tier 1

Monthly payment of $978, for a yearly amount of $11 736

Tier 2

Monthly payment of $652, for a yearly amount of $7 824

The amount of the Supplement for Handicapped Children is added to the amount you receive for the amount of the Supplement for Handicapped Children Requiring Exceptional Care

To find out whether you are eligible for this financial assistance and how to apply, consult our section on the Supplement for Handicapped Children Requiring Exceptional Care.

Information on other programs

The Office des personnes handicapées du Québec This link will open in a new window. website provides information on other programs and services.

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

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