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Organization: Ontario. Ministry of Children and Youth Services - Central West Region  
Phone Numbers: Office 905-567-7177 * Ontario Disability Support Program (ODSP) 905-897-3100
Toll-Free: 1-877-832-2818
Teletype: 905-567-3219
Fax: 905-567-3215
Website: www.mcss.gov.on.ca/en/mcss/regionalMap/centralwest...
Address:
6733 Mississauga Rd, Ste 200
Mississauga, ON
L5N 6J5
Intersection: Between Hwy 401 and Argentia Rd
Accessibility: Wheelchair Accessible    Wheelchair Accessible
Hours: Mon-Fri 8:30am-5pm
Service Description: Administers the following programs:

PROGRAM REVIEW AND COMPLIANCE UNIT
Licences children's residential services, nursery schools, child care centres and home child care agencies. Provides consulting, advisory, inspection and licensing services to proposed and existing day nurseries. Responds to complaints from the public.

CHILDREN'S AND ADULT SERVICES
Provides social services for adults and children. Acts in supervisory and consultative capacities for local agencies.

ASSISTANCE FOR CHILDREN WITH SEVERE DISABILITIES (ACSD)
Formerly known as the Handicapped Children's Benefit (HCB), this program provides help to parents to assist with some of the extra costs of caring for a child who has a disability. The purpose of the benefit is to help children who have disabilities live as normal a life as possible at home and in the community. Assistance provided through the Ontario Disability Support Program (ODSP)

SPECIAL SERVICES AT HOME (SSAH)
Helps children with developmental or physical disabilities and adults with a developmental disability to live at home with their families by providing funding on a time-limited basis to address individual needs. With this funding, families can purchase supports and services which they could not normally provide themselves and are not available elsewhere in the community.

ONTARIO DISABILITY SUPPORT PROGRAM (ODSP)
Has two components:
Income support program for people with disabilities who are in financial need
Employment support program that recognizes many people with disabilities can and do want to work.
Regional Headquarters
Central West Regional Financial Office
6733 Mississauga Rd, Ste 200
Mississauga, ON L5N 6J5
905-567-7177 * fax 905-567-3215

Income Support 905-897- 3242 * fax 905-897-7419 * TTY 905-897-3109
Employment Support 905-897-3109 * TTY 905-897-3162

Fees: None
Application: SPECIAL SERVICES AT HOME (SSAH):
Complete an application form; obtain a medical statement or psychological assessment clearly confirming the diagnosis of your family member's disability (indicating the nature of the disability; and supports your request for service

ASSISTANCE FOR CHILDREN WITH SEVERE DISABILITIES: Application form available through this office
Eligibility - Population(s) Served: SPECIAL SERVICES AT HOME (SSAH):
Children with a developmental or physical disability and adults with a developmental disability are eligible for SSAH if they: are residents of Ontario; have an ongoing functional limitation as a result of a disability; require support beyond that which is a normal family responsibility; and are living at home with their families

ASSISTANCE FOR CHILDREN WITH SEVERE DISABILITIES (ACSD):
Child must be under 18yrs and live at home with a parent or a legal guardian; family income will be evaluated to determine qualification; child must have a severe disability that results in a functional loss; extraordinary costs must be present which are incurred directly as a result of the disability
Languages: English ; French
Area(s) Served: Halton Region ; Peel Region ; Waterloo Region ; Dufferin County ; Wellington County
See Also: Children and Youth with Disabilities
Financial Assistance for Children and Families
Financial Assistance for People with Disabilities

This information was last completely updated on 4/29/2015

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