Family Benefits

Supports are available to help make life more affordable for families in our province.  Learn about benefits designed to help your family pay for the things you need and the services you rely on.

B.C. child opportunity benefit

The B.C. child opportunity benefit, which replaced the B.C. early childhood tax benefit effective October 1, 2020, provides a tax-free monthly payment to families with children under the age of 18.

B.C. early childhood tax benefit

Effective October 1, 2020, the B.C. early childhood tax benefit was replaced by the B.C. child opportunity benefit to provide an enhanced monthly benefit to parents of children under 18.