Ontario. Ministry of Children and Youth Services

Site: Windsor - Erie St E

Service: Assistance for Children with Severe Disabilities

Contact Information
Office Phone 519-254-5355
TTY Phone 519-254-4850
Fax 519-254-7132
Website www.children.gov.on.ca/
Primary Contact Gaston Gauthier, Manager, Special Needs and Compliance unit, Ministry of Community and Social Services
Description and Service Details
Description (Service) Financial Assistance program  
* covers extra-ordinary costs in caring for a child with a severe functional loss  
* functional loss must result in major loss of any daily activities (walking, self-feeding, dressing, personal hygiene, etc)  
* ongoing costs may include diets, clothing, drugs, dental, transportation, nursing care or cost of caregiver relief 
 
New Changes to the Way Social Assistance Clients Access Drug Coverage: 
Ontario Health Card Program for Social Assistance Clients receiving; 
* Ontario Disability Support Program (ODSP) 
* Assistance for Children with Severe Disabilities (ACSD) 
* Ontario Works (OW) and Temporary Care Assistance (TCA) 
 
* The program was introduced to replace the paper drug Eligibility Card used by social assistance clients with their Ontario Health Card in order to access prescription medication under the Ontario Drug Benefit program. 
* Once the client’s card is swiped the pharmacist will be able to identify the individual is a social assistance recipient
Hours Mon-Fri: 8:30 am-5 pm
Areas Served Essex County
Eligibility Ages: 17 year(s) and under 
 
Children with severe physical or developmental disability
Application * Application required 
* Needs assessment required 
* Financial assessment required
Languages English ; French
Fees None
Agency Information
Funding Provincial
Site Information
Located In Community Windsor
Address & Map
270 Erie St E
Windsor, ON N9A 3X1
 
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Intersection McDougall Ave and Erie St E
Mailing Address PO Box 1810 
Station A 
Windsor, ON N9A 7E3
Bus Routes Central 3
Accessibility Fully Accessible - Parking, Washroom and Entrance
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