2024 Canadian
Government Benefits Finder

Finding the benefits you're eligible for can take hours.

So we're here to make it easy! Use our tool to get support with your rent, childcare, unemployment and lots more.

Take the quiz

⏳ Only takes 5 min

Step 1

Take the quiz

Answer a few questions to see which benefits you're eligible for.

Step 2

Find out how to apply

We'll tell you where and how to apply on the Government website.

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What are Government benefits?
A government benefit is financial aid or assistance provided by the government to eligible individuals or families in Canada to help cover the costs of basic needs such as housing, food, education, or healthcare. These benefits are designed to support those who are in need or facing financial hardship.
How does KOHO make it easier to receive Government benefits?
KOHO is making the process of shortlisting benefits a lot easier. Instead of you going through each government benefit to determine eligibility, KOHO will be asking you additional questions to determine if you're eligible.
Am I eligible for government benefits?
Eligibility for Canadian government benefits depends on various factors, such as income level, employment status, age, and specific program requirements. Common beneficiaries include seniors, low-income individuals, individuals with disabilities, and families with children.
How to apply for government benefits?
You can apply for Canadian government benefits online through the Canada.ca website or call the toll-free number at 1 (800) 622-6232.
What information do you need to determine my eligibility?
You would need to provide answers to the basic level questions outlined in the government benefit finder in order to know which benefits you may be eligible for.
What documents do I need to apply for government assistance?
Most applications require official IDs such as Social Insurance Number (SIN).
Is there a deadline for applying for certain benefits?
For most benefits, you only need to file your taxes however, for benefits such as Canada Dental Benefit the deadline is June 30, 2024. Others such as Employment Insurance Benefit - please apply as soon as you become eligible.
Are government benefits taxable?
Canadian government benefits are generally considered taxable income. However, there are some exceptions and specific rules governing the taxability of certain benefits, so individuals receiving government benefits should consult with a tax professional or the Canada Revenue Agency for more information.

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Legal disclaimers:

Results depend on the accuracy of the information you enter.

We have included some of the commonly received benefits by Ontario residents. You might be eligible for other government benefits not listed. We do not guarantee the information provided is current or accurate or that you will receive any benefits that you apply for.

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We collect your email address and the resulting list of benefits that you might be eligible to receive (“Results”). We use this information to email you the Results. Any other information you input on this page is only processed to determine the benefits you might be eligible for but is not otherwise collected, saved or distributed.


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