You're under 18 and you've been pregnant for at least 20 weeks?

Are you without financial resources?

You may be eligible for monthly financial assistance from the Ministère du Travail, de l'Emploi et de la Solidarité sociale during your pregnancy. 

To be eligible for the Financial Support for Pregnant Minors program, you must, among other things

Application for financial assistance

An application under the Financial Support for Pregnant Minors program consists of four steps.

Step 1: Find a local community service centre (CLSC)

Using your postal code or the name of your region, easily find a CLSC This hyperlink will open in a new window., how to get there, access times and services offered.

Step 2: Obtain the CLSC tracking sheet

You will need to have the CLSC Follow-Up Sheet – Financial Assistance for Pregnant Minors (SR-2438A) (PDF 114 Kb) from the CLSC, signed by the CLSC worker in charge of your file.

Step 3: Fill out your application for financial assistance

You will need to fill out the Application for Financial Assistance - Financial Support for Pregnant Minors form (SR-2437A) (PDF 146 Kb).

Step 4: Submit your application for financial assistance

You must submit the completed form, along with the required supporting documents, to a Services Québec office or a local employment centre (CLE) This hyperlink will open in a new window..

If you need information or help with your application, you can contact the Client Contact Centre at 514 873-4000 for the Montreal area or 1 877 767-8773 (toll-free) elsewhere in Quebec.

Financial assistance provided

The amount granted is: 

  • A maximum of $848 a month
  • $260 per month if you live in accommodations managed by a non-profit organization that provides you with room and board. The organization must NOT be a rehabilitation centre, a group home run by a youth centre or a foster family.

Your assistance may be reduced if you receive other types of income during your pregnancy.