The assistance is a one-time, non-taxable benefit. It’s to take care of your basic needs while you get settled in Canada.
How much can you expect to receive
CAN $3,000 for each adult (18 or older)
CAN $1,500 for each child (17 and under)
Documents you need to apply:
If you need further assistance please call 1-833-760-1162, calls are answered Monday to Friday, from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m., Eastern time. Interpretation services are offered in Ukrainian and Russian.
а) Servus Credit Union
The following supports are available for incoming Ukrainian refugees upon opening a Servus membership:
The following supports are available for Servus members assisting their family/friends in Ukraine:
For more information about Servus Credit Union click here
b) Bank of Montreal (BMO)
With the BMO NewStart® program, newcomers from Ukraine can open a Performance Chequing Account with no monthly fee for two years, plus they can enjoy many other benefits to make the transition easier which you can find here.