Canada Emergency Response Benefit (CERB) and Social Assistance

This is an important notice to social assistance recipients who have applied for the Canada Emergency Response Benefit (CERB). Please note that social assistance clients are not eligible for CERB. 

However, if you have applied for CERB, you may have still received the benefits. In this case, you are no longer eligible for social assistance while you are collecting CERB as you do not meet the program requirements. At this time, the federal government has not released a process for paying back these funds.

Once you have exhausted the CERB for the amount of weeks in your claim, you may complete a new application for social assistance. If you have any questions, please contact Listuguj Social Assistance at 418-788-2909.