Coping with a Loss of Independence

Compensation of Persons who Performed an Act of Good Citizenship

Applying for Compensation Following an Act of Good Citizenship

You may apply for compensation following an act of good citizenship (as a rescuer or a dependant of a deceased rescuer) in either of the following ways, depending on your situation. 
 

To apply for benefits or services
Proceed as follows:

  1. Complete the Demande de prestations – Personne ayant accompli un acte de civisme (sauveteur) form (in French only).
  2. Enclose the documents required to analyze your file.
  3. Mail the form and documents to the Direction de l'indemnisation des victimes d'actes criminels (IVAC) of the Commission des normes, de l'équité, de la santé et de la sécurité du travail within the prescribed time limit.
To apply for the reimbursement of expenses
Proceed as follows:
  1. Complete the Application for Reimbursement of Expenses: Travel Expenses, Medication, Meals and Accommodation, Clothing and Other Expenses;
  2. Enclose the documents required to analyze your file.
  3. Mail the form and documents to the Direction de l'indemnisation des victimes d'actes criminels (IVAC) of the Commission des normes, de l'équité, de la santé et de la sécurité du travail within the prescribed time limit.
Note
It is important to keep a copy of all documents sent to IVAC for your personal records.

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