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Organization: Ontario. Ministry of Children and Youth Services - Northern Ontario - Thunder Bay - Assistance for Children with Severe Disabilities Program  
Phone Numbers: 807-475-1336
Toll-Free: 1-800-465-5561 Ext 1336
Teletype: 1-800-544-6443
Fax: 807-475-1295
435 James St S, Suite 111
Thunder Bay, ON
P7E 6S7
Intersection: Ontario Government Bldg
Location: South Ward
Accessibility: Wheelchair Accessible    Wheelchair Accessible
Hours: Mon-Fri 8:30 am-5 pm
Contacts: Denise Larouche - Special Services Officer
Service Description: Located in the Ontario Government Building on James St S

  • Provides financial assistance and benefits (drug, dental, hearing aids, glasses) for families of children with one or more permanent functional disabilities
  • Enables a child to live as normal a life as possible at home and in the community

  • Fees: None
    • Call the office for application forms and there will be a follow up visit

    • Applications and medical assessments can be mailed to:
      Assistance for Children with Severe Disabilities Program
      435 James St, Ste 111
      Thunder Bay ON P7E 6S7

    • Individuals in this area can also apply online

    • If they have technical difficulties, they can contact Service Ontario at 1-855-231-1255
    Eligibility - Population(s) Served:
    • Children who are severely disabled with a permanent functional loss in one or more areas of development
    • Monthly benefit is determined by the extraordinary expenses directly related to the child's disability and the gross family income
    • Medical travel expenses not covered by the Northern Travel Grant may be allowable
    Languages: English ; Interpretive Services
    Area(s) Served:
    City of Thunder Bay, District of Thunder Bay, Northern  
    See Also: Children and Youth with Disabilities
    Financial Assistance for People with Disabilities

    This information was last completely updated on April 19, 2016

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