COVID-19 Supports for Individuals

Supports available to help individuals facing hardship as a result of COVID-19.

Canada Recovery Benefit (CRB)

Supports for self-employed individuals or those not eligible for Employment Insurance.

Canada Recovery Caregiving Benefit (CRCB)

Supports for individuals who are unable to work because they must care for their child or a family member. 

Canada Recovery Sickness Benefit (CRSB)

Support for individuals who are unable to work due to high-risk, sickness or need to self-isolate.

Employment Insurance (EI)

Supports for individuals who lose their jobs and are available for and able to work but can’t find a job.

Essential Worker Wage Top-Up Program

Funding to support frontline workers providing essential services.

Canada Emergency Response Benefit (CERB) - CLOSED

Temporary financial support for eligible workers who have lost income as a result of COVID-19.