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Passport Funding 

For people with developmental disabilities

News from your Hamilton/Niagara Passport Agency

Welcome to the Passport Funding Website for the Hamilton/Niagara Region. We will provide you with updated information on all things related to the Passport funding program as it becomes available.

Please click here for an update regarding COVID-19, including resources available for you and your family


The Ontario Government made temporary changes to eligible Passport expenses during COVID-19. See the links below for information on this. Please continue to monitor our website for information.

MCCSS Information about Temporary Changes to Eligible Expenses

DSO Information Page for Passport Recipients

Client Refund Process – Passport recipients who received an advance for 19/20 or 20/21 Passport funding, and wish to return it, can do so by following these steps: Client Refund Steps

If you have any questions about these temporary changes, please call us at: 1-866-288-9659 or email  Please note that we are experiencing high volumes. Your call is important to us. Please leave your message and we will get back to you as quickly as possible. Because we are working remotely, when we return your call, we will appear as “Private Caller” on your display.

December 1, 2020
Free Webinar: Legal Guide to Engaging Private Support Workers

This session will include an introduction to the Legal Guide and will highlight key takeaways from each chapter and the resources that are included in the guide. The audience will learn about important legal issues related to paying support workers, including: - funding sources- understanding the differences between employees and "independent contractors - best practices for […]

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October 23, 2020
New Free eClaim Service

Did you know we have a new free eCLAIM system?  You can now submit and track claims online.  It is very easy to register. To learn more, you can click here. We recommend taking advantage of this new tool for faster claim processing.

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October 23, 2020
About Your Claims

Please be assured that all eligible claims will be paid.  We appreciate your patience at this time. Due to COVID-19 our Hamilton office is closed to the public. However, we continue to work diligently to ensure your Passport needs are met.  We will respond to your email or phone call within 2-3 business days. Continue to […]

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