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.