Financial Hardship

The Hardship Fund: A municipal fund to assist persons on a "hardship basis”.  This may include people in receipt of Old Age Security, Canada Pension, the "working poor" and other persons on a fixed income.

Types of benefits:

  • Mandatory health benefits are surgical supplies and dressings, diabetic supplies and the cost of prescription drugs
  • Discretionary benefits include such special needs items as dental services, prosthetic appliances including eye glasses, mobility aids (walkers, canes etc.), orthotic devises, hearing aids, wheelchair repairs, funeral services etc.

Call 1.888.465.4478 or visit this link for more information.


TransCare® Community Support Services is a registered, charitable corporation providing high quality care and compassion to seniors and younger adults with disabilities. This includes home care services and supplies for individuals directly or through other organizations.

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