Canada Recovery Caregiving Benefit (CRCB)

CRCB extends to November 20, 2021. The CRCB is extending until November 20, 2021. The government is also proposing a further extension of this benefit until May 7, 2022 with an increase to the maximum number of weeks.


The Canada Recovery Caregiving Benefit (CRCB) gives income support to employed and self-employed individuals who are unable to work because they must care for their child under 12 years old or a family member who needs supervised care. This applies if their school, regular program or facility is closed or unavailable to them due to COVID-19, or because they are sick, self-isolating, or at risk of serious health complications due to COVID-19. The CRCB is administered by the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA).


If you are eligible for the CRCB, your household can receive $500 ($450 after taxes withheld) for each 1-week period.


If your situation continues, you will need to apply again. Each household may apply for up to a total of 42 weeks between September 27, 2020 and November 20, 2021.


Learn more: https://www.canada.ca/en/revenue-agency/services/benefits/recovery-caregiving-benefit.html

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