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Special Services at Home

The Special Services at Home program helps families who are caring for a child with a developmental or physical disability. It is funded and managed by the Ministry of Community and Social Services.

The program helps families pay for special services in or outside the family home as long as the child is not receiving support from a residential program. For example, the family can hire someone to:

The amount of funding a family receives depends on:

Eligibility

Families can apply for this support if their children have a developmental or physical disability:

and

How to apply

The program is funded and managed by the Ministry of Community and Social Services.

  1. Download and complete an application form.
  2. 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.
  3. Mail the completed application form and the medical assessment to your nearest regional office.

More information

Contact the regional office nearest you.