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SENIOR DISABILITIES


SERVICES FOR SENIORS WITH DISABILITIES SERVICE CANADA


Income Security Programs Phone (English): 1-800-277-9914 Phone (French): 1-800-277-9915 Phone (TTD/TTY) 1-800-277-9915 Website www.servicecanada.gc.ca/


Social Development Canada supplies information for people applying for CPP, CCP Disability Benefits, or Old Age Security (OAS).


Information is also available on Government Annuities and retirement planning. To receive the Services for People with Disabilities guide (Free) Phone 1-800-622-6232 TTY 1-800-926-9105


This guide covers income benefits and taxes, housing, accessibility, advocacy, health and safety. Other publications with information on disability benefits and services are available free of charge through this number.


MINISTRY OF HEALTH & LONG-TERM CARE ASSISTIVE DEVICE PROGRAM


Toll-Free 1-800-268-6021 TTY: 1-800-387-5559 Website: www.health.gov.on.ca/english/public/ program/adp/adp_faq.html


The objective of the Assistive Device Program (ADP) is to financially assist Ontario residents with long-term physical disabilities to obtain basic, competitively priced, personalized assistive devices appropriate for the individual’s needs and essential for independent living. ADP covers over 8,000 separate pieces of equipment or supplies and vendors must be registered with the Assisted Device Program. To access the program individuals must meet certain requirements and have an Ontario Health Card in their name. The individual must be diagnosed with a physical disability (learning or mental disability not applicable). Up to 75% of the cost of assisted devices may be covered at the time of purchase.


SIX NATIONS SPECIAL SERVICES FOR SPECIAL PEOPLE


30 Cao Lane, (Chiefswood Road), Ohsweken, ON N0A 1M0 Phone: 519-445-4420


Special Services for Special People operates a Day Program for developmentally challenged adults 18 and up as well as a co-ed group home and supported independent living units.


SIX NATIONS MENTAL HEALTH SERVICES


Village Plaza, Ohsweken (formally at 50 Generations Dr.) Phone: 519-445-2143 Mental Health Crisis Line: 1-866-445-2204


The Mental Health Services on Six Nations has a full-time mental health nurse that caters to anybody on the reserve. They also have 24hour crisis response counseling.


ST. LEONARDS COMMUNITY SERVICES


For addictions services contact: 133 Elgin Street, P.O. Box 638 Brantford, ON N3T 5P9 (Main line): 519-759-8830 Mental Health Crisis Line: 1-866-811-7188 Help with Substance Abuse: 519-754-0253 Fax: 519-759-8156 Website: www.st-leonards.com


For all other services contact: 466 Colborne St., Brantford, ON N3S 3N7 Odd Job Squad:. 519-751-3339


St. Leonard’s offers justice services, mental health crisis support and substance abuse programs as well as employment and educational services. St. Leonard’s also offers a program for seniors called Odd Job Squad that pairs youths with seniors to help with small jobs around the house including snow removal, lawn cutting and leaf raking among others. There is a fee for this service based on an hourly rate. Youth interested in earning extra money while helping seniors are encouraged to drop into the St. Leonard’s office at 466 Colborne St. City of Brantford will also clear snow.


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