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Find out about financial assistance for parents of a handicapped child

Are you familiar with the Supplement for Handicapped Children and the Supplement for Handicapped Children Requiring Exceptional Care? They are 2 financial assistance programs available to parents who must provide care for a handicapped child or who assume extraordinary responsibilities in administering special care or who must be constantly present with a child. If your child is eligible for the supplement, in 2020, you could receive:

  • A monthly payment of $198,  if your child meets the requirements of the Supplement for Handicapped Children
  • A monthly payment of $995,  if your child meets the requirements of Tier 1 of the Supplement for Handicapped Children Requiring Exceptional Care
  • A monthly payment of $663, if your child meets the requirements of Tier 2 of the Supplement for Handicapped Children Requiring Exceptional Care.

See the Handicapped children section on our website to find out about the eligibility requirements.

16 January 2020
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