Here is a guide for the various financial support from different levels of government and non-profit organizations available to people with disabilities and families with children with special needs ranging from developmental support needs to physical and mobility needs. 

Canada Revenue Agency

People with disabilities may be eligible for financial assistance from Canada Revenue Agency, including the Disability Tax Credit and the Registered Disability Savings Plan (RDSP)

The Child Disability Benefit (CDB) is a tax-free benefit for families who care for a child under age 18 who is eligible for the disability tax credit.
A registered disability savings plan (RDSP) is a savings plan that is intended to help parents and others save for the long term financial security of a person who is eligible for the disability tax credit (DTC).

The supplement for handicapped children; the purpose of the supplement for handicapped children is to provide financial assistance for families to help with the care and education of a handicapped child. The handicap must significantly limit the child in carrying out daily activities for a period expected to last for at least 1 year.

Application for a Supplement for Handicapped Children with Exceptional Care Needs.

Tax Benefits and persons with disabilities; Information you want to know

RAMQ. The Regie De L’assurance Maladie offers specific Aid Programs that cover a wide range services for special needs including Visual and Hearing Aids

Fondation Noel au Printempts

This Foundation was created  to help families with special needs children receive the necessary therapy to reach their full potential. Access their form online, and see how you can apply for up to $5000 for therapies.

Ceridian Cares
Ceridian Cares believes that all Canadians, no matter their background, religion or lifestyle, should have access to basic necessities, including food, appropriate shelter, as well as physical and emotional well-being. 
Examples of What Ceridian Cares Supports: Ceridian Cares supports requests for medical equipment, special therapies, home adjustments for barrier free living etc.
We also provide assistance for children's activities, clothing, as well as food for families in need etc.

Adapted Transport

STM's Paratransit is a door to door transportation service for persons with disabilities that operates on a reservations basis. It is accessible to  persons whose disabilities seriously compromise their mobility are eligible for the paratransit service. The eligibility policy of Quebec's Ministère des Transports determines eligibility and the procedure for processing applications.


To see how your local CLSC can help you with technical (Home Care Services) and financial aid contact your local clinic.