Canada Revenue Agency

Site: Online Resource

Service: Canada Child Tax Benefit

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Record #: OAK1357 Last Full Update: 25 Feb 2014
Agency and Service Names
Alternate NameCCTB ; Child Tax Credit ; CRA ; Family Allowance
Contact Information
Toll Free Phone1-800-387-1193; 
To order forms 1-800-959-2221
TDD Phone1-800-665-0354
Social MediaRSS RSS, Twitter Twitter, YouTube YouTube
Agency Information
Parent Agency NameCanada Revenue Agency
Legal Status(40) Federal Government
Service Information
DescriptionA tax-free monthly payment made to eligible families to help with the cost of raising children under age 18. 
* issued to the child's primary caregiver  
* based on family income for the past year 
It may include the following monthly benefits: 
* National Child Benefit Supplement (NCBS) for low-income families with children 
* Child Disability Benefit (CDB) for qualified families caring for children with severe and prolonged mental or physical impairments 
* if applying by mail Halton residents should mail their applications to:  
Summerside Tax Centre 
102-275 Pope Road 
Summerside PE C1N 5Z7 
* online calculator is available to determine the amount of benefit to which a family is entitled 
HoursAutomated service is available Mon-Sun 24 hours;  
Telephone agents are available Monday to Friday (except holidays) from 8:15 am to 5 pm (local time) 
Areas ServedCanada
EligibilityAges: 17 year(s) and under 
To be eligible to receive the CCTB: 
* you have to live with the child and the child must be under 18 
* you must be the one who is primarily responsible for the care and upbringing of the child 
* be a resident of Canada 
* you or your spouse or common-law partner must be a Canadian citizen, a permanent resident, a protected person, or a temporary resident who has lived in Canada for the previous 18 months 
ApplicationApply for the CCTB as soon as possible after * your child is born * a child starts to live with you * you become a resident of Canada 
How to apply: 
* complete the RC66 - Canada Child Benefits Application  
* apply online at My Account or at Automated Benefits Application 
LanguagesEnglish ; French
Site Information
Located In CommunityPrince Edward Island
Address & MapSummerside Tax Centre
275 Pope Rd, Ste 102
Summerside, PE C1N 5Z7
AccessibilityNot Applicable - online resource
Taxonomy and Classification
Service CategoriesCanada Child Tax Benefit Information ; Taxpayer Information Lines