Assistance for Children with Severe Disabilities



If you are a parent caring for a child with a severe disability, you may be able to receive some financial help.

The Assistance for Children with Severe Disabilities Program helps parents with some of the extra costs of caring for a child who has a severe disability.


Region of Administration:



Government / Department:

Ministry of Children and Youth Services



A parent or a legal guardian whose child:

Is under 18 years of age, lives at home,  and has a severe disability

may be eligible to receive help under this program depending on the family's income.

Children whose parents receive assistance for children with severe disabilities (ACSD)



All services under Dental Special Care Plan require application and assessment from the Ministry of Children and Youth Services.



Dentists, Dental hygienists


Therapeutic Responsibility:

Dentists, Dental hygienists





How it Works:

Recipients need to provide proof of coverage each month to the dental office.


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