This payment is for you if you give full time care to a child younger than 7 who has been affected by a catastrophic event. Catastrophic events include things like:
- childhood stroke
- diagnosis of a severe medical condition, such as childhood cancer
- car accident or other accidents.
The amount available is up to $10,000 for each child in a catastrophic event. How much you get depends on your family’s circumstances.
Read more about who can get Carer Adjustment Payment.