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.

Child Opportunity Benefit

Budget 2019 replaces the B.C. Early Childhood Tax Benefit with a new B.C. Child Opportunity Benefit (BCCOB) effective October 1, 2020. 

B.C. Early Childhood Tax Benefit

The B.C. Early Childhood Tax Benefit (BCECTB) is a tax-free monthly payment made to eligible families to help with the cost of raising young children under age 6. Benefits from this program are combined with the federal Canada Child Benefit (CCB) into a single monthly payment.