Are you receiving temporary benefits from the federal government, such as the CESB or the CERB, in the context of the COVID-19 public health emergency?
We wish to remind you that rules are applicable to the addition of temporary federal benefits to those received under the assistance programs or measures available through the Ministère du Travail, de l’Emploi et de la Solidarité sociale.
Contact your agent to find out more . The steps you take today could help you avoid having to reimburse overpayments later.
Payment dates in 2020
Social Assistance Program and Social Solidarity Program benefits are paid each month. The benefits may be deposited directly into your bank account or mailed to you in the form of a cheque.
- January 31
- February 28
- April 1
- May 1
- June 1
- June 30
- July 31
- September 1
- October 1
- October 30
- December 1
- December 30
Direct deposit is a fast and easy way to receive the amounts to which you are entitled.
By registering for direct deposit, you:
- receive the amounts directly in your bank account on fixed dates
- have immediate access to the deposited amounts
- avoid delays caused by holidays, postal slowdowns or lost cheques
- save time by avoiding unnecessary visits to the bank
You can download the Direct Deposit Registration Form (SR-2301-01A) (PDF 238 Kb) online or pick one up at a Services Québec office or a local employment center (CLE) . Simply complete the form and mail it or drop it off in person at a Services Québec office or a CLE.
Be sure to enclose either a blank cheque marked ‟Void” or a bank statement from your financial institution, and to check the ‟Registration” box on the form. If you are already registered for direct deposit and wish to change your banking information, check the ‟Change of account” box.
Last update: July 13, 2020