A - Z Benefits Index
The A - Z Benefits Index is an alphabetical listing of federal, provincial, and territorial benefits programs and services for individuals.
You can search by program name or by topic. For example, the Canada Pension Plan can be found under "C" for "Canada Pension Plan" and under "P" for "Pension."
Listings related to "Allowance Program"
Allowance is a monthly benefit for low-income seniors (aged 60-64) whose spouse or common-law partner is eligible for, or currently receiving, the Old Age Security (OAS) pension and the Guaranteed Income Supplement (GIS).
- Toll-Free: 1-800-277-9914
- TTY: 1-800-255-4786
- Allowance Program - Regional OfficesRegional Offices
- Apply up to 12 months before your 60th birthday.
- If you have already reached the age of 60, send your application as soon as possible.