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Time Limited Wellness/Day Supports for People with Intellectual Disabilities and their Families.

January 12, 2022
The Ministry of Children, Community and Social Services is making available time limited, free virtual mental health/wellness and day activities for January, February and March 2022.  Please click on the links below to view the various offerings.  There are sessions/programs for individuals with intellectual disabilities, and sessions/programs for caregivers.  Some programs have limits on the […]
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Interested in using the free eClaim Service for all your Passport invoicing needs?

December 15, 2021
To find out to submit and manage a Passport eClaim on-line attend a Free Information Session: Tuesday January 11, 2022 @ 12 Noon Follow this link to register:
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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: The registration/sign in link for eClaim can be found here:
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Ontario Extending Temporary Wage Enhancement for Personal Support Workers until March 31, 2022

October 28, 2021
For more information: Ontario Extending Temporary Wage Enhancement for Personal Support Workers | Ontario Newsroom.
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New Passport Funding Program Guidelines Effective September 1 2021

June 25, 2021
To read a short summary of guideline's main changes click here. To download a copy of the new guidelines click here. For more information and a short video on the new guidelines and other important passport information please visit: to download the free Adobe Acrobat PDF reader click here.
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Free eClaim Service

April 13, 2021
Interested in registering for the eClaim service? Here is the information you need to get started.eClaim common questionsTop 5 tips for using eClaimeClaim User GuideNeed more info? Click on this link for other info and a video walk through guide you can click here. We recommend taking advantage of this new tool for faster claim […]
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The $3 Wage Subsidy for Support Workers Has Been Continued until June 30 2021. Click the link below for step by step details on how to apply.

April 13, 2021
Wage Enhancement Submission Instructions - For Families that use Private Support Workers
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Passport Recipients

February 24, 2021
Important year end March 31, 2021 information about your Passport funding. Please see the attached letter for details. click here.
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Temporary Wage Increases for Direct Support Workers

February 1, 2021
As of October 1, 2020, the Ontario government is funding a temporary wage increase for eligible workers who provide personal support services. This includes temporary support to people and families who pay for services from eligible direct support workers with funding from the following direct funding programs: Passport Assistance for Children with Severe Disabilities Enhanced Respite Ontario […]
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January 25, 2021
Are you a sibling of someone with a disability? Interested in taking part in a research study about your experiences? Click here find out more.
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About Your Claims

October 23, 2020
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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Temporary Funding Changes to Passport During COVID-19

October 23, 2020
On Thursday April 23, 2020, MCCSS provided information about temporary changes to eligible Passport expenses during COVID-19. As we receive more information from the Ministry, we will post it here.  Please continue to monitor our website for information. If you have any questions about these temporary changes, please call: 1-866-288-9659 or email  Please note that we are […]
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