Receive financial assistance. Seniors 70 and over qualify for a tax credit for home-support services for up to 35% of the invoice.
(Financial Assistance Program for Domestic Help Services)
Fixed financial assistance:
A fixed assistance of $4 per hour of service is granted to any person 18 and older who resides in Quebec and holds a health insurance card, regardless of income.
Variable financial assistance:
Aside from the $4 fixed assistance, a variable financial assistance is granted to any person 65 and older, as well as to people under 65 with a CLSC reference. The amount is determined based on income and family situation. The assistance varies between $1.78 and $14.24.
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L’APPUI pour les proches aidants d’aînés
L’Appui pour les proches aidants d’aînés de Montréal supports the development of affordable quality serviceson the island of Montreal: guidance, respite, stimulation, training, information sessions, support groups. L’Appui Montréal is part of a network of 17 regional Appuis, financed by the gouvernement du Québec and the Chagnon family. This allows NOVaide to provide in-home respite services as well as vacation respite services at a very affordable rate ($4 to $10 based on the user income).
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In addition to the fixed and variable subsidies, our services are eligible to the Tax Credit for Home-Support Services for seniors 70 and over.
The tax credit can reach as high as 35% of the expenses for 2015.
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