What to Do in the Event of Death.

Social Assistance Program

Ministère du Travail, de l'Emploi et de la Solidarité sociale

Notifying the ministère de l'Emploi et de la Solidarité sociale of the Death of a Social Assistance Program Recipient

Important Notice

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If the recipient was a member of a family (see the definitions), benefits are paid for three months following the death.  the recipient was a member of a family (see the definitions), benefits are paid for three months following the death.

If the recipient lived alone, no benefits are paid for the months following the death. If the recipient received the benefits by cheque and the cheque for the month after the death was received, the liquidator of the succession must return it to the ministère du Travail, de l'Emploi et de la Solidarité sociale.

To notify the ministère du Travail, de l'Emploi et de la Solidarité sociale of the death of a Social Assistance Program recipient, contact the Centre de communication avec la clientèle at the Ministère.

The Ministère will also be notified of the death by the Directeur de l’état civil.
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