Ontario. Ministry of Children, Community and Social Services

Site: Hamilton Central - Assistance for Children with Severe Disabilities - West Region office

Service: Assistance for Children with Severe Disabilities

Record Details
Public Comments During the COVID-19 pandemic, Ministry of Children, Community and Social Services has temporarily expanded the list of eligible expenses under the Assistance for Children with Severe Disabilities program to support people and their families while community-based activities and settings are closed. See the website for a listing of new eligible expenses.
Service Details
Hours Mon-Fri 8:30am-5pm
Areas Served Brant County ; Haldimand County ; Hamilton (City of) ; Niagara Region ; Norfolk County
Eligibility Ages: 17 year(s) and under 
 
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.
Languages English ; French
Fees None
Address and Location
Located In Community Hamilton Central
Address & Map
Ellen Fairclough Bldg
119 King St W, 3rd Fl
Hamilton, ON L8P 4Y7
 
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Intersection James St S and King St W
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Description
Description (Service) During the COVID-19 pandemic, Ministry of Children, Community and Social Services has temporarily expanded the list of eligible expenses under the Assistance for Children with Severe Disabilities program to support people and their families while community-based activities and settings are closed. See the website for a listing of new eligible expenses. 
 
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.
Contact Information
Office Phone 905-521-7280
Toll Free Phone 1-866-221-2229
TTY Phone 905-546-8276
Fax 905-546-8277
Website www.children.gov.on.ca/htdocs/English/specialneeds/disabilities.aspx

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