Fact Sheet: Financial Support for Caregivers

This fact sheet presents a round-up of the financial support currently available in Quebec for caregivers. It also identifies the challenges caregivers encounter in terms of accessing support as well as how support can impact their lives.
Year: 2023
Languages: English, French
Format: Summary document
Dimension(s) of caregiving:
  • Analysis of caregiving support

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CALL 811 (Info-Santé/Info-Social). If you need support or have concerns or questions about your health or that of a family member or friend, call 811 to speak to a nurse or psychosocial worker. Bilingual and available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, it’s free and confidential.

To speak to a caregiver counselor about a difficult situation, ask questions or get a referral, call l’Appui’s Caregiver Support Helpline.
Bilingual; open daily from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.

1 855 852-7784
[email protected]
www.lappui.org/en/

To find community resources offering caregiving information and support near you, consult l’Appui’s Resource Directory or Proche aidance Québec's list of member organizations (in French only).

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2023 Fiche synthèse soutien financier - Image pour Répertoire

This fact sheet (16 pages) presents a round-up of the financial support currently available in Quebec for caregivers. It also identifies the challenges caregivers encounter in terms of accessing support as well as how support can impact their lives. A number of possible solutions are proposed to caregivers, care receivers and decision-makers as well. This document is part of a set of fact sheets on caregiver support co-produced by the Centre for Research and Expertise in Social Gerontology (CREGÉS) and the Quebec Observatory on Caregiving. It is based on various literature reviews conducted by the CREGÉS under a provincial mandate granted to the CIUSSS West-Central Montreal by the Ministère de la Santé et des Services sociaux (MSSS).