This is a monthly financial benefit for low income pregnant mothers and for families with children under the age of one; the applicant must be a permanent resident of Newfoundland and Labrador. It is intended to help with the cost of extra food during pregnancy and infancy.
If eligible, you will receive $60 a month, and the benefit can be deposited monthly (mail option is also available). During the month of your child’s birth, there will be an additional one-time payment of $90 per child; in the case of multiple births, you will receive multiple birth benefits.
There are many community supports throughout the province that are available to women during pregnancy and throughout the child’s first year of life. To find out more about these services please call 1-800-508-4788 or refer to the information below.
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