Description & Services
Description (Service)
  • 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
Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-5 pm
Areas Served Cochrane District ; Muskoka District ; Nipissing District ; Parry Sound District ; Timiskaming District
Boundaries Includes eastern part of Kenora District along Hudson and James Bay coastline
Eligibility Ages: 18 year(s) and under 
 
  • Children who are severely disabled with a permanent functional loss in one or more areas of development 
  • Must reside at home with their parents/caregivers 
  • 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
Application
  • Call the office for application forms and there will be a follow up visit 
  • Individuals in this area can also apply online
 
  • If they have technical difficulties, they can contact Service Ontario at 1-855-231-1255
 
Languages English ; French ; Interpretive Services - Available upon request
Fees None
Contact Information
Office Phone 705-474-3540
Toll Free Phone 1-800-461-6977
TTY Phone 705-474-7665
Fax 705-474-5815
Website www.children.gov.on.ca/htdocs/English/topics/specialneeds/disabilities/index.aspx
Primary Executive Mark Bedard, Special Agreements Officer; Phone: 705-495-1700
Located In Community North Bay
Address 621 Main St W
North Bay, ON P1B 2V6
 
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Intersection Main St W and Murray St
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (30) Provincial Government
Funding Provincial - Ministry of Community and Social Services; Ministry of Children and Youth Services