Assistance for Children with Severe Disabilities
This program provides a monthly allowance to cover extraordinary expenses associated with caring for a child with a severe disability. This is an income/needs tested program. For more information and/or how to apply for ASCD, contact the number below.
Phone: 519-254-1651 | Fax: 519-255-1152
270 Erie Street East, P.O. Box 1810 Station A, Windsor, ON N9A 7E3
Easter Seals Society of Windsor-Essex County
Easter Seals is a fundraising organization that supports children, youth and young adults with physical disabilities and their families. Financial assistance to eligible families for equipment, camp fees, reimbursements for transportation and accommodations related to hospital visits, summer camp and summer experience programs are also available.
2117 Pelissier, Windsor, ON N8X 1N3
Financial Aid: 1-866-630-3336
Summer Camp: 1-800-668-6252
Jennifer Ashley Foundation
The Jennifer Ashley Foundation was developed to improve the quality of life for chronically and seriously ill children and their families. Potential covered costs include: emergency financial relief, care giving, therapies, education, computers, medical treatment and recreation.
10800 Concession 5, Uxbridge, ON L9P 1R1
Phone: 905-852-1799 | Fax: 905-852-0124
Incontinence Supplies Grant Program
Available for Ontario residents ages 3 to 18 years of age, who have a chronic disability resulting in irreversible incontinence or retention problems requiring them to use incontinence supplies.
Call the toll-Free number at 1-888-377-5437
Ontario Disability Support Program
See the Transition to Adulthood section on this website for more details on the ODSP program which is intended for individuals with a disability who are over the age of 18.
Ontario Federation of Cerebral Palsy
Individual membership is open to all people with cerebral palsy, their parents/family members as well as professionals/supporters who have an interest in the welfare of persons with cerebral palsy. Individual members who have cerebral palsy are eligible to apply for funding assistance from OFCP for equipment, vacation and community based day programs.
Ontario Ministry of Health: Assistive Devices Program (ADP)
This program from the Ontario Ministry of Health provides assistance for paying for certain equipment and supplies. Coverage includes: wheelchairs, mobility and seating, ostomy supplies, prostheses, respiratory equipment and hearing aids. For assistance with diapers, see Easter Seals.
Eligibility: Applicants must have an: Ontario Health Insurance number and a long-term physical disability (varying eligibility depending on device).
How to Access: Applications available at the John McGivney Children’s Centre’s Seating Department and pamphlet rack located in waiting room or e-Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Call 1-800-268-6021 or click the link below for more information.
President’s Choice Children’s Charity
This charity provides financial assistance to purchase expensive mobility equipment, environmental modifications, etc. for families with children with physical or developmental disabilities.
Rotary Club of Windsor (1918)
The Rotary Club provides financial assistance for equipment and device expenses to children and adults with disabilities.
7911 Forest Glade Drive, Windsor, ON N8T 3R7
Phone: 519-253-6382 | Fax: 519-253-7723
War Amputees of Canada Child Amputee Program (CHAMP)
The CHAMP Program offers financial assistance, information on amputation and prosthetics, and the opportunity to meet other “CHAMPS”. Those under the age of 18 are eligible.
2827 Riverside Drive, Ottawa, ON K1V 0C4
Windsor Downtown Lions Club
The Lions Club assists with various needs, which includes persons with visual impairments and physical disabilities.
230 Strabane, Windsor, ON N8Y 4V2