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Employment Insurance Caregiving Benefits and Leave

Employment Insurance Caregiving Benefits and Leave

Information on the three types of caregiving benefits: family caregiver benefit for children, family caregiver benefit for adults, and compassionate care benefits. Explains who is eligible to apply, how to apply, how much you could receive, and how long benefits last.

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Employment and Social Development Canada
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last reviewed
January 2018 i Last date reviewed by a qualified expert to ensure content up-to-date. See "Tips" in Clicklaw content criteria (bottom of pageside menu) for details.
resource type
compassionate care benefits, EI benefits, family caregiver benefits, parents of critically ill children benefits