The Community Support for Families program assists families in Huron County by administering, on behalf of the Ministry of Child, Community and Social Services, Special Services at Home (SSAH), and Assistance for Children with Severe Disabilities (ACSD) benefits, as well as Family Support Worker service.
Each family has a unique set of circumstances. This program is voluntary and family-directed and staff is available to assist families to:
Research and advocate for appropriate services for family members with a disability who are aged 0 – 18, and obtain referrals to such services.
Complete relevant application forms.
Explore with families, resources, and natural supports within their community.
Discuss transition application, requirement eligibility for Adult Services ie. Developmental Services Ontario (DSO), Ontario Disability Support Program (ODSP), employment, and other services.