Ontario. Ministry of Children, Community and Social Services
Assistance for Children with Severe Disabilities, West Region office

This program provides financial support for low- to moderate-income families to cover some of the extra costs of caring for a child who has a severe disability. Depending on the income and size of the family, the program may provide between $25 and $500 a month to help with costs, such as: special shoes and clothes, parental relief such as respite, wheelchairs and other assistive devices, hearing aids and batteries, prescription drugs, dental and vision care.

Ellen Fairclough Bldg
119 King St W 3rd Floor
Hamilton, ON
L8P 4Y7
Hours: Mon-Fri 8:30am-5pm
Phone: 905-521-7280
Toll Free: 1-866-221-2229
TTY: 905-546-8276

Eligibility

Age 17 years and younger; child lives at home, and has a severe disability. A parent or a legal guardian may be eligible to receive help under this program depending on the family's income.

Application

Contact your regional office.

Fees

None

Accessibility

Fully Accessible

Languages

English; French

Areas Served

Hamilton (City of); Haldimand County; Niagara Region; Brant County; Norfolk County

Agency Type

Provincial Government