Our publications concerning the Family Allowance

The Supplement for Handicapped Children Requiring Exception Care - Understanding the eligibility criteria

This pamphlet is for parents who 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 pamphlet explains how the eligibility for the Supplement for Handicapped Children Requiring Exceptional Care is assessed.

Last update: June 2019.

If you separate and have custody of a child

This information sheet provides useful information for parents whose separation leads to a change in custody.
Last update: August 2018.

If your child is handicapped or has a serious illness

This folder summarizes the eligibility requirements for the supplement for handicapped children and Supplement for Handicapped Children Requiring Exceptional Care, which are two measures that provide financial assistance to families. The publication also explains how to file an application for the supplements.
Last update: June 2017.
  • PDF - If your child is handicapped or has a serious illness (supplement_enfant_handicape) download, 12 pages, 335 kB
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    Maximum: 25 copies

If you live in Québec but give birth in Ontario

This pamphlet is for parents living in Québec, but whose children were born outside the province. It explains why and how to inform Retraite Québec in order to receive Family Allowance payments.
Last update: June 2019.
  • PDF - If you live in Québec but give birth in Ontario (accouchement_autre_province) download, 4 pages, 238 kB
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