FACTS ABOUT THE The application can be there is no change. In this case a
SPECIAL SERVICES AT downloaded from the Ministry’s full application is completed
HOME (SSAH) PROGRAM website www.mcss.gov.on.ca and every third year.
clicking on “developmental
services” You must reapply for funding
SSAH is a program for children Assistance in completing your
with a developmental and/or a application form is available from
physical disability, and adults your Special Agreements Officer
who have a developmental (SAO) and local service agencies
disability, all of whom continue to (see listings). Community Living Georgina
reside with their families. In (905)722-8947
some circumstances, families who All parts of a new application
have children with a must be completed, with current Community Living Newmarket,
developmental and/or an adult and required information. Aurora & District
who live in residential care may Medical documentation must be (905)898-3000
be eligible for Special Services provided with the application.
at Home funding. Please check Community Living York South
Applications are received (905)884-9110
with your Special Agreements
throughout the year.
Early Intervention Services
Newly approved applications will (905)895-3223
Funding is provided for personal
be placed on our regional wait
growth and development and /or
list. Kerry’s Place Autism Services
family relief and support
(respite). Funding is approved for a twelve
month period. York Support Services Network
Application forms are available
from the Ministry of Community Renewal applications are mailed
and Social Services and the automatically two months prior to
Ministry of Children and Youth your contract end date.
Services local offices, as well as
a number of agencies who support A streamlined application process
individuals with special needs. is available for families where
ADMINISTRATION OF It is your responsibility to pay Jennifer Callaghan: Ext. 5216
SPECIAL SERVICES AT the mediator/worker. Aurora, Ballantrae, Cedar Valley,
HOME FUNDING Gormley, Holland Landing,
The Ministry will reimburse Jackson’s Point, Keswick, Mount
funding to your bank account Albert, Newmarket, Pefferlaw,
based on the eligible expended Queensville, Sharon, Stouffville,
You will receive invoice sheets costs submitted within 30 days. Sutton and Richmond Hill (A-D).
and instructions with your
authorization. Your authorization Please do not call the Ministry to Sherrie Hankey: Ext. 5453
number will be pre-printed on question payment until 30 days Markham, Unionville and Thornhill
these forms. have past. (A-R).
It is your responsibility to hire If you require assistance with Janice Hardy: Ext. 5452
your mediator/worker. Your the program administration, Concord, Richmond Hill (E-Z),
mediator/worker may be an support is available from your Thornhill (S-Z) and Woodbridge
extended family member over the SAO or local agencies. (C-Z).
age of 18 yrs. Please check with
your Special Agreements Officer Sheila MacDonald: (705) 737-
(SAO). 1311 Ext. 283
MINISTRY OF COMMUNITY
Barrie (A-G) parents surname,
You and your mediator/worker
AND SOCIAL SERVICES
Belle Ewart, Bradford, Bolton,
are to keep track of dates and AND MINISTRY OF Churchill, Cookstown, Innisfil,
hours worked. You and your CHILDREN’S SERVICES Kettleby, King City, Kleinburg,
mediator/worker must sign the Maple, Nobleton, Schomberg,
invoices. Thornton, Woodbridge (A-B)
1-877-669-6658 individual’s surname and Vaughan.
The completed invoices must be
forwarded to the Ministry by fax If you have any questions
or mail. No cover sheet required. regarding your application
please contact the Special
Direct deposit to your bank is the
Agreement Officer for your York Region Special Services at
preferred method of payment.
area: Home Advisory Committee 2006