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Ministry of Health and Long Term Care, Assistive Devices Program (ADP) - Mobility Devices

For selected wheeled walkers, forearm crutches, manual wheelchairs, power wheelchairs, paediatric standing frames, and specialized positioning supports for wheelchairs (e.g. seat cushions and back supports). ADP contributes only to the cost of the most basic equipment that is required for ongoing daily mobility as defined by ADP for funding purposes.

For any permanent resident of Ontario who has a valid Health Card issued in their name, and has a long-term physical disability requiring the use of a mobility device for six months or longer. More> 

Easter Seals Funding  

Children and young adults (birth to 19th birthday) with physical disabilities, who are registered with The Easter Seal Society, Ontario, qualify for financial assistance towards the purchase of eligible services and special equipment. Easter Seals financial assistance program picks up where the Ministry of Health and Long Term Care's Assistive Devices Program (ADP), insurance and other family resources leave off. More> 

Golden Griddle Corporation  

The Corporation's primary objective is to grant the wishes of terminally ill and severely disabled children, in the hopes of making their lives brighter. More>

Ontario March of Dimes

Enables people with physical disabilities to participate more fully in community life, by providing them with the tools they need to enhance their independence. Programs and services include: Home & Vehicle Modification Program, Assistive Devices Program, and Recycled Rental Equipment Program. More>

Home Vehicle Modification Program

Funded by the Ontario Ministry of Community and Social Services and administered by the Ontario March of Dimes. Open to all residents of Ontario who meet the eligibility criteria. This program provides funds for modifying vehicles and homes to make them functional and usable by disabled Ontario residents. More>

Ministry of Children and Youth Services

Provides information regarding child welfare, family intervention services, children's community support services, children's mental health services, and child care. This includes funding programs and services for children with special needs. More>

Assistance for Children with Severe Disabilities (ACSD)

This organization provides funding that is paid monthly to eligible families with a child under 18 years of age, who has disability and has extraordinary costs, such as respite/relief care, transportation, special clothing, diet and medical expenses, and educational and social fees. The size of the family and total family income (gross) determine the amount granted. More>

Ministry of Community, Family and Children's Services  

Ontario Disability Support Program (ODSP) is intended to meet the needs of people with disabilities and help them to become more independent. More>

Jennifer Ashleigh Children's Charity

This foundation's mission is to improve the quality of life of chronically and seriously ill children and their families. The child must be under 21 years of age and the family must have exhausted all other means of financial assistance through government or insurance agencies. More>