Federal and Provincial Disability Supports

Canada is committed to ensuring effective supports and programs are in place for people with disabilities and their families.  The following are federal and provincial links to information on disability supports available and how services vary from province to province.  Additionally, a listing of provincial associations for community living that can help with advocacy, support and respect for human rights.

Federal Supports and Resources

Disability Tax Credit, Government of Canada

Disability Benefits, Government of Canada

The Disability Tax Credit Ultimate Resource Guide An extensive guide to help you navigate the Disability Tax Credit and learn about the Disability Tax Credit definition, eligibility and application process.

The Ultimate CPP Disability Guide An in-depth guide to help you apply and appeal for CPP Disability and learn about the eligibility requirements, application and appeals process for disability.

Canadian Human Rights Commission

About The Henson Trust

Provincial and Territorial Disability Supports and Associations for Community Living

British Columbia
Government of BC Services for People with Disabilities
Government of BC Special Needs Supports for Families
Inclusion BC

Alberta
Government of Alberta, People with Disabilities
Government of Alberta Family Support for Children with Disabilities (FSCD)
Inclusion Alberta

Saskatchewan
Government of Saskatchewan Ministry of Social Services
Saskatchewan Assured Income for Disability (SAID)
Inclusion Saskatchewan

Manitoba
Government of Manitoba, Community Living disABILITY Services
Government of Manitoba, Children’s disABILITY Services
Inclusion Winnipeg
Community Living Manitoba

Ontario
Government of Ontario Disability Support Program
Developmental Services Ontario, DSO
Government of Ontario, Ministry of Children, Community
Community Living Ontario

Quebec
Government of Quebec, Services for Persons with a Physical or Intellectual Disability or an Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD)
Government of Quebec, Disability Benefits
Quebec Accessible

New Brunswick
Government of New Brunswick Disability Support Program
Government of New Brunswick Social Development Persons with Disabilities
New Brunswick Association for Community Living

Nova Scotia
Government of Nova Scotia Disability Support Program
Government of Nova Scotia, Community Services Direct Family Support for Children
Nova Scotia Association for Community Living

Newfoundland and Labrador
Government of Newfoundland and Labrador, For Persons with Disabilities
Inclusion Newfoundland and Labrador
Newfoundland and Labrador Association for Community Living

Nunavut
Government of Nunavut Income Assistance
Nunavummi Disabilities Makinnasuaqtiit Society

Northwest Territories
Government of Northwest Territories Programs and Services for Persons with Disabilities Inventory
Northwest Territories – Yellowknife Association for Community Living

Yukon
Government of Yukon Services for People with Disabilities
Government of Yukon Family Supports for Children with Disabilities
Inclusion Yukon