Employment Insurance special benefits for Parents of Critically Ill Children

Beginning June 9, 2013, eligible parents who take leave from work to provide care or support to their critically ill or injured child can receive Employment Insurance (EI) special benefits for Parents of Critically Ill Children (PCIC).

Eligibility information

Please read through the eligibility criteria for more information about whether you are eligible to receive EI special benefits for Parents of Critically Ill Children.

How to apply

Information on how to apply for the PCIC special benefit and the documentation you are required to submit to Service Canada are available on the How to apply page.

Additional information

For more information about how much you will receive, how long you will receive the PCIC benefit, combining EI benefits and other important information, please read the information provided on the Additional information page.