Becoming a Parent

Family Allowance

Applying for the Supplement for Handicapped Children with Exceptional Care Needs

Any beneficiary of the Family allowance payment and the supplement for handicapped children who has exceptional responsibilities in terms of providing special care or constant attendance for a child.

The child must, for a foreseeable period of at least 1 year, be in one of the following situations:

  • is 2 or older and has persistent impairments causing severe and multiple disabilities that prevent the child from carrying out, unattended, the living habits of a child of that age (with respect to nutrition, personal care, getting around, communication, interpersonal relations, responsibilities and education)
  • is 4 or older and has a mental function disability causing severe and multiple disabilities that prevent the child from carrying out, unattended, the living habits of a child of that age
  • is 18 or older and has a medical condition requiring has a medical condition requiring complex medical care at home administered by the mother or father after training in a specialized centre. Such care could be:
    • respiratory (e.g. mechanical ventilation after a tracheostomy)
    • nutritional (e.g. intravenous feeding)
    • cardiac (e.g. intravenous administration of drugs)
    • renal (e.g. peritoneal dialysis)

Other requirements could apply. For more information, see Supplement for Handicapped Children with Exceptional Care Needs.

To apply for the supplement for handicapped children with exceptional care needs, fill out the Application for a Supplement for Handicapped Children with Exceptional Care Needs form, and mail it to Retraite Québec.

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