Description & Services
Description (Service)
  • Provides funding to assist children with a developmental or a physical disability  
  • Provides funding to families to pay a special needs worker to give the families respite or to work with the individual child on personal development and growth needs to help achieve a specific goal
Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-5 pm
Areas Served Thunder Bay District
Eligibility Ages: 18 year(s) and under 
  • Children with a physical or developmental disability
  • Application form is online here 
  • Attach medical statement or psychological assessment to the application describing the disability, why you need the services and how much it will cost 
  • Mail the application and medical assessment to: 
    Special Services at Home Program 
    435 James St, Ste 111 
    Thunder Bay ON P&E 6S7
Note: Waiting times vary
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - On an as needed basis
Fees None
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone 807-475-1336
Toll Free Phone 1-800-465-5561 Ext 1336
TTY Phone 1-800-544-6443
Fax 807-475-1295
Primary Contact Denise Larouche, Special Agreements Officer
Site Location South Ward, Ontario Government Bldg
Located In Community Thunder Bay
Address 435 James St S, Suite 111
Thunder Bay, ON P7E 6S7
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Physical Access Fully Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (30) Provincial Government
Funding Provincial - Ministry of Children and Youth Services