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Special Services at Home
For information call: 705-564-8153
c/o Ministry of Community and Social Services
Ministry of Children and Youth Services
199 Larch St, 6th Floor, Suite 601
Sudbury, Ontario P3E 5P9
The Special Services at Home (SSAH) Program helps families caring for individuals with a disability. If approved, families are provided with funding to cover the cost of supports and services which they could not normally provide for themselves and that are not available elsewhere in the community.
What can I use the funding for?
Who can apply?
Who is eligible?
To be eligible, the individual with the disability must:
How do I apply?
You can apply by filling out an application on your own or with the assistance of an agency or professional. A Service Coordinator at the Children's Community Network can assist you with this. You can obtain an application by clicking here or by contacting your local Regional Office. You will need medical documentation clearly confirming the diagnosis of the individual with the disability.
How are funding decisions made?
Applications are reviewed and assessed by a Special Agreements Officer who sets priorities based on several factors such as:
Please Note: Since SSAH operates on a fixed allocation of funding, it is necessary to re-apply for services every year.
If you are reapplying for SSAH for personal development and growth, you can use a copy of the Special Services at Home Progress Report.
Who do I contact for more information?
Your local Ministry of Community and Social Services' Regional Office can help you find your local service provider.