Know your Benefits
Know your Benefits is a series of articles aimed at helping both CAF members and their families better understand their benefits. A lack of awareness from CAF members is the main cause of misunderstandings related to compensation and benefits. Know your Benefits will communicate information CAF members need to know about their benefits in a consistent, on-going way.
Public Service Health Care Plan
You as a CAF member can access private health insurance by registering for the Public Service Health Care Plan. You and your family could be eligible, so learn more and see if you should apply today.
Sun Life Consent Form
Due to privacy legislation, Sun Life Financial cannot release personal information without having the appropriate Plan Member consent in place. If the Plan Member completes a consent form your health insurance needs can be met, while privacy is ensured; especially important when the member is away on training or deployment.
Family Information Line
As the loved one of a Canadian Armed Forces member, you can contact the Family Information Line for any support you may need as a result of the unique nature of military life. The Family Information Line offers confidential, personal and bilingual assistance. Our counsellors can help your family obtain information, and provide reassurance, support and referral to the various services offered to Canadian Armed Forces families.
FamilyNavigator.ca is an online toolkit to help Canadian Armed Forces families who are looking for resources, moving to a new community, or dealing with military lifestyle challenges.
A Family Guide to the Military Experience
Prepared by Military Family Services this guide provides you with a general overview of the resources you need to plan and prepare for the military family lifestyle.
Canada Health Act
An Act relating to cash contributions by Canada relating to criteria and conditions in respect of insured health services and extended health care services.
The College of Family Physicians of Canada in partnership with the Public Health Agency of Canada health care resource for health professionals and the public to easily access current and accurate information about the prevention of chronic diseases.
Canadian Pediatric Society Position Paper
Caring for Children and Youth from Canadian Military Families: Special Considerations
Family Physicians Working with Military Families
Military Family Physician Guide
Caring for Military Families in the Patient’s Medical Home
Family Physicians Sought to Help Nomadic Military Families Get Medical Care
Canada’s family physicians are stepping in to help the families of Canadian military personnel arrange primary care when they move to new bases, but the Canadian Forces (CF) says more are needed.
Child Immunization Schedules
Child Immunization Schedules