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Funding

There are a variety of funding sources available to support families who have a child or youth with special needs.  Each of these funding sources have their own specific criteria and application process.

The Funding Guide for Young Children and Families
This resource includes sources of funding from various levels of government, non-profit organizations, charities and wish foundations. Funding opportunities are categorized and include, but are not limited to, Child Care/Education, Respite and Developmental Programming, Therapy, Travel and Transportation, and Wishes.

In addition, you can find the following on this site:

Durham Region Specific Funding
Links to funding available to those who live in Durham Region and meet the specified criteria.

Government of Ontario
A list of links and brief description of financial supports from the Government of Ontario.

Canada Revenue Agency
A list of links and brief description of financial supports from the Canada Revenue Agency.

Specific to Diagnosis
Funding sources that may be accessed by those with a specific diagnosis or need.

Funding from Private or Charitable Sources
Offers links and a brief description of financial supports offered by charitable organizations and private sources.