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Enhanced Respite

Enhanced respite funding

This grant is paid to families who are caring for a child who is medically fragile and/or depends on a technological device needing care 24 hours a day, 365 days a year and is paid in addition to other respite services.

Families may be eligible for up to $3,500 per child, per year.

Examples are children who:

  • rely on medical and technological equipment, such as mechanical ventilators, apnea monitors, renal dialysis, urinary catheters, colostomy bags
  • take drugs intravenously
  • rely on tracheotomy tube care, suctioning, oxygen support or tube feeding.
Who is eligible?

The child:

  • is under 18 years of age
  • lives at home
  • needs intensive care and constant monitoring on a 24-hour basis.
How to apply

Contact the Ministry of Children and Youth Services regional office nearest you.

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