Amount for 1 adult

Adult with no limited capacity for employment

Calculation including an adjustment:

Adult with a temporarily limited capacity for employment

Calculation including a temporarily limited capacity allowance and an adjustment:

  • Basic benefit: $681
  • Temporarily limited capacity allowance: $144
  • Adjustment: $45
  • Total benefit: $870

Income may be earned without reducing the benefit amount. The allowable work income in the case of 1 adult (with or without a temporarily limited capacity for employment) is $200.


Amount for the spouse of a student

Spouse of a student with no limited capacity for employment

Calculation including an adjustment:  

Spouse of a student with a temporarily limited capacity for employment

Calculation including a temporarily limited capacity allowance and an adjustment:  

  • Basic benefit: $188
  • Temporarily limited capacity allowance: $144
  • Adjustment: $45
  • Total benefit: $377

Income may be earned without reducing the benefit amount. The allowable work income in the case of the spouse of a student (with or without a temporarily limited capacity for employment) is $200.


Amount for a person sheltered in an institution

Detail

A person may be sheltered in one of the following institutions:  

  • A rehabilitation centre 
  • A residential and long-term care centre (CHSLD) 

Amount

To find out the benefit amount, visit the website of the Régie de l'assurance maladie du Québec (RAMQ) This hyperlink will open in a new window..

Income may be earned without reducing the benefit amount. The allowable work income in the case of a sheltered person is $200.


Amount for an independent adult undergoing social reintegration

Detail

An independent adult undergoing social reintegration is required to reside in a halfway house. 

For the purposes of this provision, a halfway house means 

  • a community residential centre 
  • a community shelter 
  • a foster home 

Amount

To find out the benefit amount, visit the website of the Régie de l'assurance maladie du Québec (RAMQ) This hyperlink will open in a new window..

Income may be earned without reducing the benefit amount. The allowable work income in the case of an independent adult residing in a halfway house is $200.


Amount for an independent adult receiving addiction services

Detail

An independent adult may be required to stay in a centre that offers addiction services. 

Amount

To find out the benefit amount, visit the website of the Régie de l'assurance maladie du Québec (RAMQ) This hyperlink will open in a new window..

Income may be earned without reducing the benefit amount. The allowable work income in the case of an independent adult receiving addiction services is $200


Amount for a minor sheltered with her dependent child

Detail

A minor may be sheltered with her dependent child in one of the following institutions:  

  • A rehabilitation centre 
  • A residential and long-term care centre (CHSLD)  

Amount

To find out the benefit amount, visit the website of the Régie de l'assurance maladie du Québec (RAMQ) This hyperlink will open in a new window..

Income may be earned without reducing the benefit amount. The allowable work income in the case of a minor sheltered with her dependent child is $200


Amount for 2 adults

2 adults with no limited capacity for employment

Calculation including an adjustment:

2 adults with a temporarily limited capacity for employment

Calculation including a temporarily limited capacity allowance and an adjustment: 

  • Basic benefit: $1,054
  • Temporarily limited capacity allowance: $248
  • Adjustment: $45
  • Total benefit: $1,347

Income may be earned without reducing the benefit amount. The allowable work income in the case of 2 adults (with or without a temporarily limited capacity for employment) is $300.


Amount for 2 adults in different situations

Detail

1 adult with no temporarily limited capacity for employment and 1 adult with a temporarily limited capacity for employment.

Amount

Calculation including a temporarily limited capacity allowance and an adjustment:

  • Basic benefit: $1,054
  • Temporarily limited capacity allowance: $144
  • Adjustment: $45
  • Total benefit: $1,243

Income may be earned without reducing the benefit amount. The allowable work income in the case of 2 adults where 1 has a temporarily limited capacity for employment and the other does not is $300


Benefit payment dates

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 date of your next benefit payments in your online file.

View the dates of the benefits


Questions?

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 This hyperlink will open in a new window.