Breaking through barriers for workers
who have children with special needs

Welcome to Special Needs and Moving On Projects!

Special Needs & Moving On projectsThe Special Needs and Moving On Projects provide resources and support for workers at the post office whose children have disabilities. The projects are available to members of the Canadian Union of Postal Workers and the Union of Postal Communications Employees (Public Service Alliance of Canada). The Special Needs Project is geared to families with young children; the Moving On Project is for adult sons and daughters with special needs. Life is more demanding when you work and have a child with special needs. Learn more about our Special Needs and Moving On projects.


Canada Student Loans Program - Permanent Disability Benefit

The Permanent Disability Benefit (PDB) allows for the forgiveness of Canada Student Loans for persons who have a permanent disability and are experiencing hardship repaying their loans due to their disability.

Delivered by: Human Resources and Social Development Canada (HRSDC)

Eligibility Information

Candidates must meet the following criteria:

  • have a permanent disability
  • be experiencing exceptional financial hardship with their repayment obligations due to their disability
  • other criteria may apply

Application Information

  • Individuals must contact the National Student Loans Service Centre to request an application package.

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