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 Thunder Bay District
Eligibility Ages: 18 year(s) and under 
  • 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
  • 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
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - Available upon request
Fees None
Additional Services at this Site
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 Services Officer
Site Location South Ward
Located In Community Thunder Bay
Address 435 James St S, Suite 111
Thunder Bay, ON P7E 6S7
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Intersection Ontario Government Bldg
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