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Depending on your own financial situation and that of the child, you may be entitled to various government benefits as parent, dative tutor or suppletive tutor. Here is a list of the main programs and the names of the government departments and agencies that administer them.
Are you responsible for caring for the child? You may be eligible for the following programs:
Find out from the Régie de l’assurance maladie du Québec about the reimbursement of:
If the child is a student, you may benefit from the following grants:
The Taxation Act does not require indemnities received as damages by a person under 21 to be declared as part of their taxable income. The same applies to the interest earned on these indemnities.
The following programs are available:
If the child’s disability is the result of a road accident, contact the Société d’assurance automobile du Québec for more information.
Are you taking care of the child? If the parents made sufficient contributions to the Québec Pension Plan, you may apply for an orphan’s pension, which will be paid until the child turns 18.
Reference: Retraite Québec