Employment Insurance - Compassionate Care Benefits

Available to EI eligible workers who must be absent from work to provide care or support to a family member (or someone who is like a family member) who has a serious medical condition with a significant risk of death within 26 weeks.

Up to 26 weeks of benefit available.

Detailed information about eligibility, application proces & etc are all available on the website.

Applications may be done on-line.

More information available at Service Canada Centres in Trail or Nelson or Outreach Sites in Castlegar or Grand Forks


Address / Contact Info

Service Canada

Phone Numbers

Toll-free : 1-800-206-7218

Hours of Operation

Regular hours: Tuesday to Thursday
8:30am to 4pm

Service Details

Geographic areas served: Castlegar, Grand Forks, Kaslo, Nakusp, Nelson, Salmo, Trail

Web Links

This program was last updated on 19 Feb 2019.