Description & Services
Public Comments On July 20, 2016 the new Canada Child Benefit (CCB) program began. The new benefit replaces the Canada Child Tax Benefit (CCTB), the National Child Benefit Supplement (NCBS) and the Universal Child Care Benefit (UCCB)  
 
Benefits are paid over a 12 month period from July of one year to June of the next year. Benefit payments are recalculated every July based on information from a family's income tax and benefit return from the previous year  
 
The CCB does not change the Child Disability Benefit (CDB) or the Ontario Child Benefit (OCB); families that qualify will continue to get the CDB and the OCB as separate amounts that are paid with the CCB
Description (Service) Provides a tax-free monthly payment to eligible families to help with the cost of raising children under 18 years of age
 
Child Disability Benefit (CDB) 
  • Provides a tax-free benefit for families who care for a child under 18 years of age who has been certified by a qualified practitioner as having a severe and prolonged impairment in physical or mental functions
 
PLEASE NOTE
  • Ontario Disability Support Program (ODSP) and Ontario Works (OW) do NOT count the Canada Child Benefit (CCB) as income when determining financial eligibility for either program 
  • CCB recipients will also not be affected for eligibility or amount of Ontario child care subsidies, Healthy Smiles Ontario dental program, rent-geared-to-income subsidies or portable housing benefits
Hours Office Mon-Fri 8:15 am-4:30 pm 
Automated Telephone Service Mon-Sun 24 hours 
Telephone Agents Available Mon-Fri 9 am-5 pm
Areas Served Algoma District ; Cochrane District ; Manitoulin District ; Nipissing District ; Sudbury District ; Timiskaming District
Eligibility Families with children under 18 years of age
 
Applicant must be: 
  • Primarily responsible for the upbringing of the child, and he/she must reside with the child 
  • A resident of Canada for income tax purposes and a Canadian citizen, permanent resident, or a protected person as defined by the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act
 
Child Disability Benefit (CDB) 
  • Families of children under 18 years of age who have a severe and prolonged mental or physical impairment which has been certiifed by a medical practitioner and  
  • who have had their T2201 Disability Tax Credit Certificate application approved by Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) and 
  • who have met the eligibility for the Canada Child Benefit (CCB)
Application
  • Both partners must file a tax return every year, even if one has no income 
  • If a person already received the Canada Child Tax Benefit (CCTB) or the Universal Child Care Benefit (UCCB) they don’t need to apply but both partners must file a tax return
 
Child Disability Benefit (CDB) 
  • Families who are eligible for the CCB for a child will receive the CDB only if the child is also eligible for the disability tax credit 
  • Must complete and submit T2201, Disability Tax Credit Certificate including the Medical Practitioner's part after which the CRA will advise if the child is eligible for the disability tax credit and the CDB
Languages English ; French
Fees None
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone Toll Free 1-800-387-1193
TTY Phone 1-800-665-0354
Fax 705-671-3994 
Toll Free 1-855-276-1529
Website www.cra-arc.gc.ca
Located In Community Sudbury
Address 1050 Notre Dame Ave
Sudbury, ON P3A 5C1
 
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Intersection Notre Dame Ave and Lasalle Blvd
Physical Access Not Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (40) Federal Government
Funding Federal - Revenue Canada