Find out Whether You Are Eligible

Depending on your circumstances, you may qualify for last-resort financial assistance.

You could also be eligible for special benefits covering the cost of:

  • Medication
  • Optometric services 
  • Dental care
  • Other specific needs 

The amount of financial assistance you receive depends on your situation. 

  • If you do not have a severely limited capacity for employment, you could be eligible for the Social Assistance Program.
  • If you have a severely limited capacity for employment, you could be eligible for the Social Solidarity Program. You will have to submit a medical report.
     

An adult who has a severely limited capacity for employment is a person who has serious health problems, meaning that the person's physical or mental condition is clearly deficient or impaired, either permanently or for an indefinite period 

AND

whose socio-professional profile (education and work experience) limits his or her capacity for employment

To be eligible for financial assistance, you must meet a number of conditions, including the following:

  • Prove that your resources (cash, property, earnings, benefits and income) are equal to or less than the amounts prescribed by regulation
  • Be a Québec resident
  • Be 18 or over
  • If you are under 18, you must be married, have been married, or be the parent of a dependent child