EI Caregiver Benefits
Step 1: Ask your employer for a RECORD OF EMPLOYMENT (ROE). They will either give you a paper copy or send an electronic copy directly to Service Canada.
Step 2: Apply as soon as possible (even if you don’t have your ROE yet)
If you can’t apply online, call 1-833-381-2725*
*This line is overloaded right now
Important to know:
- March 27: SERVICE CANADA OFFICES ARE NOW CLOSED. We are waiting to hear how the government will help people without a computer and internet.
- You can prove your identity to the government faster online if you use online banking through your bank or credit union.
What you could receive:
- Between 15 and 35 weeks of payments (directly into your bank account) worth up to 55% of your usual pay or $573 per week, whichever is less.