Online services are available. They give you access to notices of decision or information regarding your application. You can also configure your account to receive email alerts when a message from the Ministère is delivered.
You can call toll-free at 1 877 767-8773 to
- find out what forms and documents you will need to apply for financial assistance;
- ask to receive the forms by mail if you cannot get them at a Services Québec office.
Application for Financial Assistance
You may apply online.
You can also submit your application by completing the following two forms below.
Before you begin, carefully read the important information on the first two pages of the Application for Last-Resort Financial Assistance (3003-02A). They contain useful information.
- Application for Services (3003-01A) (PDF 667 Kb)
- Application for Last-Resort Financial Assistance (3003-02A) (PDF 1.11 Mb)
If you have dependent children, you must also complete the Appendix – Dependent Children form (3003-03A) (PDF 501 Kb).
You can consult your tax slips in your online file. The slips issued by the Ministère will be useful to complete your income tax return.
Simplified application for financial assistance for a person with a claim slips
You do not receive financial assistance and you have a claim slips (drug card).
Due to a change in your situation, you must apply for financial assistance. Special rules apply. To find out more, call an agent using our toll-free number: 1 877 767-8773.
First Application for Last-Resort Financial Assistance for an Asylum Seeker
If you are an asylum seeker, there are two ways to make your first application for last-resort financial assistance.
You may apply online.
You may also apply using the First Application for Last-Resort Financial Assistance – Refugee Protection Claimants form (3002A) (PDF 1.14 Mb) .This form is only to be used for the first application.
Before you begin completing the form, carefully read the section Important Information to Be Read Before Completing Your Application for Last-Resort Financial Assistance. It provides useful information.
If you have dependent children, you must also complete the Appendix – Dependent Children form (3003-03A) (PDF 501 Kb) .
Benefit amounts and payment dates
To find out the benefit amounts available, simply visit the following section: Benefit amounts for the current year.
To find out the dates on which payments are made, consult the following section: Benefit payment dates for the current year.
You can view the amount and the date of your next benefit payments in your online file.
If you have any questions concerning the Social Assistance Program or the Social Solidarity Program, call one of the numbers below:
- Montréal area: 514-873-4000
- Elsewhere in Québec: 1-877-767-8773 (toll free)
This service is available during office hours. There are also other ways to contact us .
Last update: March 25, 2022