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Government of Ontario

This section contains information and links to funding options that may be available to help you support your child or youth with special needs in your home or in the community. 

Assistance for Children with Severe Disabilities (ACSD) 
ACSD funding is a monthly benefit paid to families with a child with a disability to assist with the extraordinary cost that families have, due to the disability.

Assistive Devices Program (ADP)    
ADP covers up to 75% of the cost of equipment and other devices that will help with a long-term physical disability to increase independence and the quality of life.

Northern Travel Grant   
This Grant helps Northern Ontario Residents who must travel at least 100 kilometers one way for a medical specialist or designated health care facility that is not locally available.

Ontario Child Care Supplement for Working Families     
This program provides eligible, low income, working families with monthly financial support. The Child does not need to be enrolled in daycare to apply.

Ontario Disability Support Program (ODSP)  
This program provides financial support to adults with a disability to help pay for the living expenses such as food, housing, etc. 

Special Services at Home Program (SSAH)
Program provides financial assistance to purchase family relief or programming services for individuals with a developmental or physical disability who live at home.

Trillium Drug Program
This program provides Ontario residents with financial assistance if they have high prescription drug cost in relation to their household income.