Ontario. Ministry of Children and Youth Services

Site: Ottawa - Preston St

Service: Assistance For Children With Severe Disabilities - Special Services at Home

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Names
Alternate Name ACSD ; ComSoc ; HCB ; MCSS ; Special Services at Home
Location & Accessibility
Located In Community Ottawa
Address & Map
347 Preston St
Ottawa, ON K1S 3H8
 
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Intersection Preston St and George St W
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Parking Free parking
Description and Services
Description (Service) Government program to help children with developmental or physical disabilities to live at home with their families * provides funding on a time-limited basis to address individual needs and which may be used for family relief and support and/or personal development and growth * families can purchase support services which they could not normally provide themselves or that are not available elsewhere in the community 
 
Examples of cases when financial assistance is provided include: travel to doctors and hospitals * special shoes and clothing * parental relief * wheelchair repairs * hearing aid batteries * basic dental care * drugs * eyeglasses * hearing aids
Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-5 pm * appointment necessary in most cases
Areas Served Frontenac County ; Hastings County ; Kingston ; Lanark County ; Leeds and Grenville United Counties ; Lennox and Addington County ; Ottawa (City of) ; Prescott and Russell United Counties ; Prince Edward County ; Renfrew ; Stormont, Dundas and Glengarry United Counties
Boundaries Southeastern Ontario
Eligibility Ages: 18 year(s) and under 
 
Children up to 18 years of age who live at home with a parent or a legal guardian * the income of a family will be evaluated to determine qualification * must have a severe disability that results in a functional loss * extraordinary costs that are incurred directly as a result of the disability must be present
Application Application forms are available at the office or from website * medical or psychological assessment required
Languages English ; French
Fees None
Service Categories Provincial/Territorial Social Assistance Disability Programs Applications
Contact Information
Office Phone 613-788-2399
Toll Free Phone 1-800-267-5111 ext 2399
TTY Phone 613-787-3959
Fax 613-787-5284
Website www.mcss.gov.on.ca
Primary Contact Cherry Visser, Manager, ACSD and SSAH Programs
Alternate Contact Margaret Story, Program Manager
Primary Executive David Remington, Regional Director
Other Details
Funding Provincial
Print Material Pamphlets
Resources Website
Accreditation No

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