Funded the Ontario Ministry of Children and Youth Services, this program helps families caring for a child with a developmental or physical disability. Your family may qualify for financial assistance to help pay for special services in or outside the family home as long as the child is not receiving support from a residential program.
The Assistance for Children with Severe Disabilities is funded by the Ontario Ministry of Children and Youth Services. This program provides financial help for parents caring for a child with a severe disability.
This program is funded by the Ontario Ministry of Community and Social Services. It provides financial aid to people with disabilities and helps pay for living expenses such as food and housing.
People with disabilities may be eligible for financial assistance from Canada Revenue Agency, including the Disability Tax Credit and the Registered Disability Savings Plan (RDSP).
Easter Seals provides programs and services to children and youth with physical disabilities across Ontario, with an aim toward helping them achieve greater independence, accessibility and integration. This charity also provides financial assistance for a range of assistive devices and therapeutic/medical equipment..
This charity provides financial grants for specialized therapies and equipment for children with a range of disabilities.
The mission of this charity is to help as many children and families as possible with a range of diagnoses.
A Henson Trust is a trust created to benefit a person with a disability. It ensures that a person with a disability cannot be cut off from benefits if they're receiving money from a trust created to help them. The trust requires that the designated trustee have complete control over financial disbursements from the trust.
To learn more, Autism Ontario has compiled a helpful guide about creating a Henson Trust (though Henson Trusts aren't limited to those with Autism).
This organization provides financial planning information and solutions for individuals and families of people with disabilities. They're a great resource on Henson Trusts and the Registered Disability Savings Plan (RDSP).