The Supplement for Handicapped Children Requiring Exceptional Care is financial assistance paid to parents who care for a child under age 18 who is in one of the following situations:

  • He or she has physical impairments or a mental function disability causing severe and multiple disabilities that prevent him or her from carrying out the life habits of a child of his or her age.

    Expected duration of the disabilities: at least one year

    OR
     
  • He or she requires complex medical care at home for which parents have received training at a specialized centre in order to learn the specific techniques for using the required equipment. The care must be administered by the parents. They must also be able to respond to any potentially life-threatening change in their child's clinical condition.

    Expected duration of the care: at least one year

Important

The child must be eligible for Family Allowance This hyperlink will open in a new window., and for basic financial assistance for a handicapped child, that is, the Supplement for Handicapped Children.

For more information on the eligibility requirements and to find out the procedure to file an application for the Supplement for Handicapped Children Requiring Exceptional Care, visit Retraite Québec’s Handicapped children This hyperlink will open in a new window. web page.

Procedure

The document entitled Application for the Supplement for Handicapped Children Requiring Exceptional Care This hyperlink will open in a new window. allows parents who assume extraordinary responsibilities in administering special care or who must be constantly present with a child to apply for the Supplement for Handicapped Children Requiring Exceptional Care.

The document includes:

  • the Application for the Supplement for Handicapped Children Requiring Exceptional Care (LPF‑827A)
     
  • the Consent Regarding the Release of Medical, Psychosocial and Education-Related Information (LPF‑828A).

Assistance and informations

For more information on financial assistance for handicapped children, visit Retraite Québec’s Handicapped children This hyperlink will open in a new window. web page.

If you require assistance, contact the Office des personnes handicapées du Québec This hyperlink will open in a new window..