Record Details
Alternate Name ACSD ; Assistance for Children with Severe Disabilities
Former Name Handicapped Children's Benefit ; HCB
Office Phone 905-868-8900
Toll Free Phone 1-877-669-6658
TTY Phone 905-715-7759
Fax 905-895-4330
Website www.children.gov.on.ca/htdocs/English/specialneeds/specialservices.aspx
Funding Provincial - Ministry of Community and Social Services
Description (Service) Supports families who are caring for a child with a developmental or physical disability * Services covered under this program include hiring someone to: help the child learn new skills and abilities, such as improving their communications skills and becoming more independent; or provide respite support to the family 
 
The amount of money a family receives depends on: the type and amount of service the child needs; what other help is available in the community; what kind of support the family is already receiving
Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am - 5 pm
Areas Served Durham Region ; Haliburton County ; Kawartha Lakes ; Northumberland County ; Peterborough (County of) ; Simcoe County ; York Region
Eligibility Ages: 18 year(s) and under 
 
Children with a developmental or physical disability (or their families) can apply for this money if they: live in Ontario; need more support than most families can provide; are living at home with their family, or if they are not living at home with their family and are not being helped by other residential services
Application Parents applying for ACSD benefits need to obtain an application form * any supporting documentation should accompany the application 
 
Application forms are available to download and print from the Ministry's website * attach a medical statement or psychological assessment to your application: it should describe the disability and explain why you need the services and how much it will cost * mail the completed application form and the medical assessment  
 
or apply online
Languages English
Fees None
Site Location Newmarket
Located In Community Newmarket
Address & Map
17310 Yonge St, Unit 1
Newmarket, ON L3Y 7R8
Intersection Yonge St and Davis Dr
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Service Categories Medical Expense Assistance ~ People With Disabilities ; Respite Care ~ Children and Youth With Disabilities ; Respite Care Subsidies

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