Amount for 1 adult

Calculation including an adjustment:

Amount including a 66/72 adjustment

An adult who has been a social solidarity recipient for 66 months in the preceding 72 months is entitled to an additional amount.

Calculation including a 66/72 adjustment:

  • Basic benefit: $1,035
  • 66/72 adjustment: $365
  • Total benefit: $1,400

Income may be earned without reducing the benefit amount. The allowable work income in the case of 1 adult is $200. The benefit may or may not include an additional amount. 


Amount for the spouse of a student

Calculation including an adjustment:

Amount including a 66/72 adjustment

The spouse of a student who has been a social solidarity recipient for 66 months in the preceding 72 months is entitled to an additional amount. 

Calculation including a 66/72 adjustment:  

Income may be earned without reducing the benefit amount. The allowable work income in the case of the spouse of a student is $200. The benefit may or may not include an additional amount. 


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

Calculation including an adjustment:

Amount including a 66/72 adjustment

If both adults have been social solidarity recipients for 66 months in the preceding 72 months, they are entitled to an additional amount.   

Calculation including a 66/72 adjustment:

  • Basic benefit: $1,547
  • 66/72 adjustment: $227
  • Total benefit: $1,774

Income may be earned without reducing the benefit amount. The allowable work income in the case of 2 adults is $300. The benefit may or may not include an additional amount.


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.