Examples of children who are eligible: 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 is under 18 years of age lives at home needs intensive care and constant monitoring on a 24-hour basis
Eligibility for funds is determined by Community Care Access and are administered through the Ministry of Community and Social Services.
Contact your Community Care Access Centre
or contact a Respite Network Agency
Contact the Ministry of Community and Social Services, 621 Main Street West North Bay ON P1B 2V6 phone 1-800-461-9843 or 705 474-3540
Families may be eligible for up to $3,500 per child, per year