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Medical support

These benefits can help you pay for the costs of medical care, like drugs or special equipment.

Common medical support benefits

Federal

The Canadian Dental Care Plan (CDCP) will help ease financial barriers to accessing oral health care for eligible Canadian residents.

The Canadian Dental Care Plan (CDCP) will only pay for oral health care services covered within the plan at the established CDCP fees.

Apply for when filing your taxes

Federal

This program provides short term financial assistance to people who are unable to work because of sickness, injury or quarantine.

Up to $638 per week.

Need you to file taxes and apply separately

Federal

The Non-Insured Health Benefits (NIHB) program provides eligible First Nations and Inuit clients with coverage for a range of health benefits that are not covered through other social programs, private insurance plans, or provincial or territorial health insurance.

Tax filing not required

Federal

The Canada Dental Benefit can lower the costs of dental care for children under 12 years old if your child does not have access to a private dental insurance plan and your household income is less than $90,000.

 Up to $ 650 per child

Need you to file taxes and apply separately