The Passport Program is a program of Ontario’s Ministry of Children, Community and Social Services. It offers financial support and guidance to families of people over the age of 18 who have developmental disabilities.
This funding has two purposes:
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You probably already have much of the documentation you will need for this application, and you can get help with your application from community agencies if you find the process challenging. There are several steps to this application, one of which involves meeting with a representative of Developmental Services Ontario (DSO) to gather information and discern potential opportunities for your young person with Down syndrome.
Your application, once approved, may be placed on a waitlist, which means your family may not immediately start to receive funds.
With Passport funds, families of young people with Down syndrome have been able to