Federal Income Support for Parents of Murdered or Missing Children grant

Canada Post Service Disruption – Important Notice

In the event of a Canada Post service disruption, the processing of applications for the Federal Income Support for Parents of Murdered or Missing Children (PMMC) grant will not be impacted.

We encourage applicants to apply online and submit their supporting documents (original signed copies of PMMC Employment Form(s) and PMMC Incident Report Form) at the nearest Service Canada Centre. If a paper application is completed, it can be dropped off at the nearest Service Canada Centre along with original signed copies of the Employment Form(s) and Incident Report Form.

We encourage all applicants to sign up for direct deposit to avoid delays. Direct deposit is the most efficient and surest method of payment that will not be impacted by a postal disruption.

The Federal Income Support for Parents of Murdered or Missing Children (PMMC) grant is an income support grant available to applicants who have suffered a loss of income from taking time away from work to cope with the death or disappearance of their child or children, as a result of a probable Criminal Code offence.

Eligibility information

Please read through the eligibility criteria for more information about whether you are eligible to receive the PMMC income support grant. The incident must have occurred on or after January 1, 2013 and will not be retroactive for incidents prior to that date.

How to apply

Information on how to apply for the PMMC income support grant and the forms you are required to submit to Service Canada are available on the How to apply page.

Additional information

For information about how much you will receive, the income support period and your responsibilities to Service Canada while receiving the PMMC income support grant, please read the information provided on the Additional information page.