How to get your benefit payments while staying in a shelter

Posted
December 6, 2017

From the Government of Canada website: The Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) is wholeheartedly committed to ensuring that vulnerable Canadians, among them women and children facing abusive situations get their benefits and credits.

When you are going through a difficult time, it is all the more important to keep getting your benefit payments. Changes to your address, your marital status, the number of children in your care, etc. can directly affect your benefit payments, such as the Canada child benefit (CCB).

At any time, if you need help, you should contact the CRA directly at 1-800-387-1193 to discuss your specific situation.

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