Important Information in Response to COVID-19

Hospital Comforts

Providing care and comfort when you’re confined to hospital.

Hospital Comforts ensures that members of the Canadian Armed Forces who are hospitalized due to illness, injury, accident or surgery for longer than 48 hours are made comfortable for the duration of their stay.
 
Grants in the following amounts are available for eligible applicants:
 

 
1st Month of Hospitalization 2nd Month of Hospitalization Subsequent Months of Hospitalization

Maximum daily level of support – no restrictions on type of amenities*

*Reciepts not required

  • 10.00 CAD / USD / GBP / EUR per day
  • 5.00 CAD / USD / GBP / EUR  per day
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Support for parking and/or taxi or Uber fees*

 

*Receipts required

  • up to 75.00 CAD / USD / GBP / EUR  per month
  • up to 75.00 CAD / USD / GBP / EUR  per month
  • up to 75.00 CAD / USD / GBP / EUR per month
  • Regular Force members who have been hospitalized for more than 48 hours.

  • Reserve Force members on Class B or C service who have been hospitalized for more than 48 hours.

  • Reserve Force members on Class A service who are injured on duty or hospitalized during periods of training who have been hospitalized for more than 48 hours.

Application Process:

  • Download and complete the application form
  • Email the completed application form, along with any required receipts and documentation (see Description) to your local Hospital Comforts Fund contact. You may be required to provide further documentation.
  • Your local Hospital Comforts grant contact will contact you via email and assist you with the process for receiving the grant.

Receiving the Grant:

Funds are normally disbursed after the member has been released from the hospital. However, if the member is hospitalized for a longer period of time, one or more claims may be submitted during the period of hospitalization. When a member attends an addiction or rehabilitation facility, a change in reason for treatment OR a break of at least 6 months since their last stay is necessary to restart the grant process at the 1st Month of hospitalization.

The only receipt required for the reimbursement process is the parking receipt. 
Please contact your local Hospital Comforts Fund point of contact if you have any questions.
 

Apply for a Hospital Comforts Grant
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