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Canadian Benefit for Parents of Young Victims of Crime

Provided by: Government of Canada - Service Canada

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Service Description

Income support grant available to applicants who have suffered a loss of income from taking time away from work to cope with the death or disappearance of their child, or children, as a result of a probable Criminal Code offence. Visit the website for more information.


To be eligible, you must:
- be legally responsible for the child or children involved in the incident
- have earned at least $6,500 in the previous calendar year, or in the 52 weeks prior to the incident
- be on leave from employment or only working up to 50% of your regular work week, up to a maximum of 20 hours per week
- have a valid social insurance number (SIN)
- not be receiving any type of Employment Insurance benefits
- not have been charged with committing a probable Criminal Code offence that led to the death or disappearance of the child


Provides eligible parents with payments of $450 per week, paid every 2 weeks, for a maximum of 35 weeks over a period of 2 years (the Income Support Period). Recipients can decide to stop receiving the benefit at any time and restart receipt at a later date within the 2-year period.

CPP/OAS: 1-800-277-9914

Record of Employment: 1-800-367-5693

* Toll Free TTY 1-855-881-9874

Employment Insurance Program: 1-800-206-7218

* Toll Free TTY 1-800-529-3742

Telephone Reporting Service Employment Insurance: 1-800-531-7555

Income Security Program TTY - Toll Free: 1-800-255-4786

TTY: 1-800-926-9105

Toll free - General Inquires

Toll-Free: 1-800-622-6232


Hours of Operation

Monday - Friday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Service Website

Coverage Area


Languages Offered

English, French

No Physical Address

Location Info

Hours of Operation

Monday - Friday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Canada Dental Benefit: 1-800-715-8836

Canada Dental Benefit TTY: 1-800-665-0354

Canada Dental Benefit Operator-assisted Relay: 1-800-715-8836

TTY: 1-800-926-9105

Toll Free

Toll-Free: 1-800-622-6232



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