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Find Benefits from the Government of Canada

Benefits that you might qualify for from the Federal Government

These are only the federal benefits. Of course there are also Province of Ontario benefits. (

Living with a disability

Services and financial benefits to assist people with disabilities and their families.Disability Benefits from Government of Canada

Child Disability Benefit

Determine if you are eligible to receive a tax-free benefit for families caring for a child with a disability, learn how the benefit is calculated, and obtain the forms necessary to apply.

Canada Pension Plan disability benefits

Taxable benefit you may be eligible for if you are unable to work because of a disability.

Federal excise gasoline tax refund program

Apply for a refund for some of the gas you buy if you have a mobility impairment that prevents the use of public transportation.

Canada Pension Plan children’s benefits

Apply for this monthly payment if you receive Canada Pension Plan disability benefits and have eligible dependent children under the age of 25 in your care and custody.

Canada Disability Savings Grant and Bond

Information about how the Government can help you save by contributing to your Registered Disability Savings Plan.

Disability award

A tax-free cash award for injured Canadian Forces members or Veterans with an injury or illness resulting from military service.

Disability pension

Information on receiving monthly tax-free payments if you are an eligible War Service Veteran, Civilian, Royal Canadian Mounted Police member, Canadian Forces member or Veteran.

Education funding for people with disabilities

Links to services, benefits and programs to assist people with disabilities and their family

For everyone including folks with disabilities

Benefits for Indigenous peoples

Benefits and programs for Indigenous peoples, including education and training, income assistance and more.

Military benefits

Medical, dental, injury and disability benefits, children education allowance, and benefits after death.

Benefits for Veterans

Financial assistance, health, disability and death benefits for current or former Canadian Forces members and their families.

Disability benefits

Disability pensions and children’s benefits, residential home rehabilitation, savings plans and a gasoline tax refund program.


Information on the Canada Pension Plan, Old Age Security pension and related benefits, the Canadian retirement income calculator and retirement planning.

Benefits for Canadians living abroad

Includes information on Employment Insurance (EI), pensions, benefits and taxes, for those who work or live outside of Canada.

Public service group insurance benefit plans

Get information on group insurance benefit plans, which include health, dental, disability and life insurance plans. Learn about terms and conditions for eligibility, premiums, contributions and benefits.

Victim services and funding

Get information and assistance for victims of crime.

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