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Type of Aid: Financial Aid with Co-Pay
Amount: up to $3,000 per individual, per year
Eligibility Requirements: Easter Seals provides financial assistance when all other avenues have been exhausted for children, youth, and young adults up to 19 years old who have a physical disability that restricts independent mobility and impacts daily living. This programs helps fund eligible items such as wheelchairs, ramps, bathing equipment etc. Parents are expected to contribute the first $50 of each request.
Type of Aid: Grant
Amount: up to $15,000 lifetime maximum for home modifications; up to $15,000 every ten years for vehicle modifications
Eligibility Requirements: This program is run by March of Dimes Ontario and is open to permanent Ontario residents with a substantial impairment expected to last one year or more. By reducing or eliminating life safety risks, these modifications enable children and adults with mobility restrictions to continue living in their homes, avoid job loss and participate in their communities. Both homeowners, tenants, and host families can apply for modifications, provided they meet income and disability eligibility.
Applicant Assessment Form
Toll Free: 1-877-369-4867
Type of Aid: The Ontario trillium benefit (OTB) is the combined payment of the Ontario energy and property tax credit, the Northern Ontario energy credit, and the Ontario sales tax credit.
Amount: The annual OTB entitlement is usually divided by 12 and the payments issued monthly. Your 2021 OTB payments, which are based on your 2020 income tax and benefit return, will be issued on the 10th of each month, starting on July 10, 2021.
Additional Information: here
Contact: 1-800-959-8281 (for service in English)
1-800-959-7383 (for service in French)
Type of Aid: The OSHPTG is not provided automatically. To receive this grant, you have to apply for it by completing and attaching Form ON-BEN to your 2020 tax return.
Amount: Your grant for 2021 will be based on the information you provide on your 2020 return. You should receive it within four to eight weeks after you receive your 2020 notice of assessment. To estimate the amount of OSHPTG you may be entitled to, use the calculator.
- you were 64 years of age or older; and
- you owned and occupied a principal residence in Ontario, for which you or someone on your behalf paid property tax for 2020. A principal residence is a housing unit that you usually occupy during the year. For example, it can be a house, condominium or mobile home.
Contact: For more information please contact the CRA at 1-800-959-8281