Financial and Tax Benefits

Disability Services

Programs and services offered by the Government of Canada for persons with disabilities including but not limited to assisted living, pensions and benefits, grants for students, and savings plans.

Disability Services


Income Support

If you are unemployed, over 18 years of age, and a resident of Newfoundland and Labrador, and not in receipt of other income, like Employment Insurance or Canada Pension Plan, you may qualify for Income Support. In addition to financial supports for basic living expenses, once approved, you may qualify for additional benefits like vision care, prescription drug coverage and municipal taxes support.

Applying for Income Support


CPP Disability

Canada Pension Plan disability benefits


Disability Tax Credit

Tax credit and deductions program offered through the Canada Revenue Agency to support persons with disabilities and their supporting family members.

Disability Tax Credit (DTC)


Registered Disability Savings Plan

The RDSP is available for Canadians with disabilities and their supportive family members to help save for the future.

Registered Disability Savings Plan (RDSP)