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Welcome to

Passport Funding 

For people with developmental disabilities


 from your Hamilton-Niagara Region 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.

Virtual Passport Presentations

March 16, 2023

The Passport Lead team is excited to be hosting virtual presentations to help you understand your Passport funding and all of the exciting ways that you can use it!

If you're interested in attending one of the upcoming presentations click here to view the flyer.

Daily eClaim & MDP Training Sessions Available

March 9, 2023

Did you know that our coordinators host virtual one-on-one eClaim & My Direct Plan (MDP) training sessions daily? These sessions are available via Zoom and run for approximately one hour.

Please register for your one-on-one eClaim training session by following the link below:

eClaim Training Sign Up

New Purchase of Service (POS) forms

March 8, 2023


We will be sending out new POS forms to clients who need them over the next couple of weeks.

Please continue to use your current POS forms until you receive your new forms, even if it is after April 1, 2023. Please be patient, we are connecting with everyone as soon as we can.

If you use eClaim or My Direct Plan (MDP) you do not need new POS forms.

New Passport Guidelines effective April 1, 2023

March 6, 2023


New Passport Funding Guidelines come into effect April 1, 2023.

There have been a number of changes made to the guidelines. Please review the letter and guidelines carefully by following the links below:

March 2023 Client Letter

New Passport Funding Guidelines - April 2023

FREE, time-limited, virtual mental health and psychoeducational supports are available

December 20, 2022

FREE, time-limited, virtual mental health and psychoeducational supports are available for people who are waiting for / needing adult developmental services and supports.  For more information click here.


December 1, 2021

eClaim is a free online resource for Passport participants to submit their claims. Please visit the following link for new and detailed instructions on how to best use this resource:

You can register for eClaim by following the link below:

Are you interested in applying for Passport funding?

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140 King Street East, Suite 4
Hamilton, ON, L8N 1B2
Phone: 905-570-8888