A government program that provides support and funding to Ontario residents with a valid Ontario Health Card and have a physical disability of 6 months or longer. Contact your local Service Ontario location for more information.
Equipment loan pool and may provide partial assistance with funding for those with ALS. Applicants must be registered with ALS Ontario to qualify. Call 1-866-611-8545 for more information.
Applicants must be registered with the Alzheimer Society of Ontario and must consider other government funding and be in a financial hardship situation. Call 1-800-879-4226 for more information.
Call 1-800-321-1433 for more information.
May provide assistance with funding for mobility devices to individuals with spinal cord injuries. Call 1-416-422-5644 for more information.
Community Service Clubs
Local community club chapters, such as the Optimists Club, Kinsmen Club, War Veterans, Royal Canadian Legion, Kiwanis Club, Shriners Club, Lions Club, Knights of Columbus, Rotary Club etc., may provide funding assistance to those in need of mobility devices in their communities. Check local listing for contact information to get more information.
NOTE: Many service clubs have national offices as well.
Provides programs and services to children and youth with physical disabilities. Possible maximum of $3,000 per client request. Parents must attempt to access all other sources of funding first and request must be authorized by a healthcare professional. Call 1-800-668-6252 for more information.
Many people have found they have access to funding assistance with the cost of medical equipment through private insurance plans through work or some credit cards. Check with your individual insurance company for more information.
ODSP helps people with disabilities who are in financial need. Applicants must be at least 18 years of age, live in Ontario, in financial need and have a disability as defined by the ODSP Act. Contact your local Service Ontario location for more information.
A non-profit charity supporting people with cerebral palsy in Ontario. Funding is available for members of OFCP of all ages. Call 1-877-244-9686 for more information.
Assists adults with physical disabilities who are in need of financial assistance to purchase devices to increase their mobility and functional independence. Call 1-877-369-4867 for more information.
May provide funding assistance for equipment for those living with MD who are registered clients of Muscular Dystrophy Canada and have a signed equipment prescription from the appropriate healthcare professional. Call 1-866-MUS-CLE8 for more information.
May provide funding assistance for equipment for those living with MS. Funding eligibility varies from province to province. Call 1-800-268-7582 for more information.