Canada. Employment and Social Development Canada
Severe Permanent Disability Benefit

Offers cancellation of student loans for individuals who have a severe permanent disability that permanently prevents them from participating in post-secondary studies and the labour force. The Repayment Assistance Plan for Borrowers with a Permanent Disability is also available to Student Loan borrowers who have a permanent disability.

Eligibility

people who have a student loan to repay and a severe permanent disability that prevents them from performing the daily activities necessary to participate in studies at a post-secondary school level and in the labour force

Application

Contact the National Student Loans Service Centre (NSLSC) at 1-888-815-4514 and request to be forwarded to the Canada Student Loans Program (CSLP) to assess eligibility to apply for this benefit. TTY service at 819-994-1218 or toll-free 1-866-667-8554.

Fees

None

Accessibility

Not Applicable

Languages

English

Areas Served

Canada