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February 27, 2013

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Canada Child Tax Benefit (CCTB)

This benefit is a tax-free monthly payment made to eligible families with children under 18. It may include the National Child Benefit Supplement (NCBS), a benefit for low-income families with children, and/or the Child Disability Benefit (CDB), a benefit for families caring for children with severe and prolonged disabilities.

Contact Information

  • Toll-Free: 1-800-387-1193
  • TTY: 1-800-665-0354

Child Rearing Drop-Out Provision (CRDP)

This program allows periods of low or zero Canada Pension Plan (CPP) contribution to be excluded from the calculation of CPP benefits when these periods are spent caring for a child under the age of seven.

Contact Information

  • Toll-Free: 1-800-277-9914
  • TTY: 1-800-255-4786

At Home Program

The At Home Program assists parents with some of the extraordinary costs of caring for a child with severe disabilities at home through a range of health supports and services.

Contact Information

Canada Learning Bond

The Canada Learning Bond provides a grant to families whose children are born in 2004 or later and who receive the National Child Benefit Supplement.

Contact Information

  • Toll-Free: 1 800 O-Canada (1-800-622-6232)
  • TTY: 1-800-465-7735

To be eligible, you must also be receiving

How To Order A Birth Certificate

This website provides information on how to order a birth certificate in the province of British Columbia.

Contact Information

  • Toll-Free: 1-888-876-1633
  • Telephone (Victoria): 250-952-2681

Universal Child Care Benefit

The Universal Child Care Benefit (UCCB) provides financial assistance to all Canadian families with young children, regardless of where they live, whatever their family circumstances or preferences. Parents receive $100 a month for each child under six.

Contact Information

  • Toll-Free: 1-800-387-1193
  • TTY: 1-800-665-0354

Children’s Fitness Tax Credit

This website provides information on the Children’s Fitness Tax Credit.

Employment Insurance Family Supplement

The Family Supplement is a feature of Employment Insurance (EI) that provides additional benefits to low-income families with children.

Contact Information

  • Toll-Free: 1-800-206-7218
  • TTY: 1-800-529-3742

Cadet Program

The Cadet Program gives youth the opportunity to develop leadership skills, increase their physical fitness and make new friends while enjoying a variety of fun and challenging activities.

Employment Insurance Maternity and Parental Benefits

Employment Insurance (EI) provides Maternity and Parental Benefits to individuals who are pregnant, have recently given birth, are adopting a child, or are caring for a newborn.

Contact Information

  • Toll-Free: 1-800-206-7218

Nursing Support Services

Nursing Support Services assists parents and caregivers to help children with special health care needs lead active, healthy lives in their communities, while providing safe, consistent care and appropriate health supports.

Contact Information

  • Toll-Free: 1-800-663-7867
  • Telephone: 250-952-6044
  • TTY: 1-800-661-8773

Aboriginal Head Start On Reserve

The Aboriginal Head Start On Reserve Program funds activities that support early intervention strategies to address the learning and developmental needs of young children living in First Nations communities. The goal is to support early child development strategies that are designed and controlled by communities.

Contact Information

  • Toll-Free: 1-800-622-6232

BC Family Bonus

This program provides a monthly tax-free payment to low- and moderate-income families with dependent children under age 18. The program includes the Basic BC Family Bonus and the BC Earned Income Benefit.

Contact Information

  • Toll-Free: 1-800-663-7867
  • Telephone (Victoria): 250-953-3082
  • Telephone (Vancouver): 604-660-2421

To be eligible, you must also be receiving

Rental Assistance Program

This program provides eligible low-income working families with cash assistance to help with their monthly rent payments.

Contact Information

  • Toll-Free: 1-800-257-7756
  • Telephone: 604-433-2218

Junior Canadian Rangers Program

The Junior Canadian Rangers Program offers a variety of skill-developing activities that promote traditional cultures and lifestyles to youth living in remote and isolated communities.

Contact Information

  • General Inquiries: 1-800-627-0828

BC Early Hearing Program

The goal of the program is to ensure that newborn babies and families across the province receive family friendly, professional early hearing screening services and support.

Contact Information

  • Toll-free: 1-866-612-2347
  • Telephone: 250-519-5725

Property Tax Deferment Program for Families with Children

This program is an option available to assist families during those years when household costs can be the highest. It is a loan program that allows you to defer all, or part of, your current annual property taxes on your principal residence.

Contact Information

  • Toll-Free: 1-800-663-7867
  • Telephone (Victoria): 250-387-6121
  • Telephone (Vancouver): 604-660-2421
  • TTY: 1-800-661-8773
  • TTY (Vancouver): 604-775-0303

Child Care Subsidy

This subsidy provides a monthly benefit to help families meet the costs of child care.

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Nobody’s Perfect

This program provides parenting education and support for parents of children from birth to age five.

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Early Intervention Therapy Program

This program provides community-based occupational therapy, physiotherapy, speech-language pathology and family support services for eligible children and their families and communities.

Infant Development Program

This program serves children from birth to three years old who are at risk for, or who already have, a delay in development. The program consultants work with parents to provide a range of services to help children overcome developmental challenge.

Contact Information

  • Toll-Free: 1-877-387-7027

Healthy Kids Program

This program provides basic dental and vision care to children in low and moderate-income families.

Contact Information

  • Toll-Free: 1-866-866-0800

To be eligible, you must also be receiving

School Aged Therapy Program

This program provides occupational therapy and physiotherapy services to assist eligible children and youth in achieving optimal independence and meeting their educational goals. Therapists work with family members, teachers and teaching assistants to support the student’s:access to learning opportunities, and; inclusion and participation at school and in the community.

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Family Support

These services include a wide range of support for families of children and youth with disabilities. They support families to provide the additional care children with special needs may require and strive to maximize quality of life for the child and family.

Contact Information

  • Telephone: 604-586-4100

Natal Supplements

This program provides a monthly benefit to expectant women on income assistance and families with infants up to seven months old.

Contact Information

  • Toll-Free: 1-866-866-0800
  • Telephone (Victoria): 250-387-6121
  • Telephone (Vancouver): 604-660-2421

Canada Education Savings Grant (CESG)

The Canada Education Savings Grant is a grant from the Government of Canada to help you start saving early for your child’s education after high school.

Contact Information

  • Toll-Free: 1 800 O-Canada (1-800-622-6232)
  • TTY: 1-800-926-9105

Provincial Specialized Eating Disorders Program

This program provides care for children and adolescents with anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa, and related eating disorders.

Contact Information

  • Telephone: 604-875-2010

Child Disability Benefit (CDB)

This program provides a non-taxable supplement to low- and moderate-income families to help them with the costs of raising children under 18 who have a severe and prolonged mental or physical impairment.

Contact Information

  • Toll-Free: 1-800-387-1193

To be eligible, you must also be receiving

Aboriginal Head Start in Urban and Northern Communities

The Aboriginal Head Start in Urban and Northern Communities Program is a community-based children’s program delivered by the Public Health Agency of Canada. It focuses on early childhood development for First Nations, Inuit and Métis children and their families living off-reserve.

Family Maintenance Program

This program seeks maintenance payments on behalf of dependent family members from those who are legally obligated and financially able to pay.

Contact Information

Additional Information

  • Dependent family members must be in need of BC Employment and Assistance.

Parenting After Separation

This program provides resources to help families adjust to separation and divorce and deal with issues such as collecting child support and handling debt.

Contact Information

  • Toll-Free: 1-800-663-7867
  • Telephone (Victoria): 250-387-6121
  • Telephone (Vancouver): 604-660-2421

Children Who Witness Abuse (Children and Youth for Domestic Peace)

This program is for children and adolescents who have witness abuse/violence in their home.

Contact Information

  • Telephone: 604-584-5811

Elementary/Secondary Education Program

This program provides access for First Nations students to elementary or secondary schools, or services.

Contact Information

  • Toll-Free: 1-800-567-9604

Related Links

Families and Children – Service Canada Site

Child and Family Benefits Online Calculator

Youth.gc.ca

The Best Chance Website

Hearing and Vision Loss Services

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