Ontario. Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care

Site: Assistive Devices Program

Location, Telephone & Internet
Office Phone 416-327-8804
Toll Free Phone 1-800-268-6021
TDD Phone 416-327-4282 * 1-800-387-5559
Fax 416-327-8192
E-Mail adp@ontario.ca
Website www.health.gov.on.ca/english/public/program/adp/adp_mn.html
Located In Community Toronto
Address & Map
5700, Yonge St, 7th Flr
Toronto, ON M2M 4K5
 
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Contact Information
Primary Contact Joan Stevens, Program Manager; Phone: 416-327-8145; Email: joan.stevens@ontario.ca
Description & Services
Description (Service) Consumer centered support and funding to Ontario residents who have long-term physical disabilities * access to personalized assistive devices appropriate for the individual’s basic needs * Assistive Devices Program
Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-5 pm
Areas Served Ontario
Eligibility Any Ontario resident who has a valid Ontario Health card issued in their name and has a long-term physical disability * equipment cannot be required exclusively for sports, work or school * ADP does not pay for equipment available under the Workplace Safety and Insurance Board or to Group “A” veterans for their pensioned benefits * there are specific eligibility criteria which apply to each device type 
 
An individual who has a chronic illness or dysfunction that requires long-term oxygen therapy may be eligible for Home Oxygen Therapy
Application Initial access should be through a medical specialist or general practitioner who provides a diagnosis * for most device types, an authorizer assesses the specific needs of the person and prescribes appropriate equipment or supplies * an ADP registered vendor sells the equipment or supplies to the client
Languages anglais ; français
Fees Assistive Devices Program (ADP) pays up to 75 per cent of the cost of ADP approved device, such as artificial limbs, orthopaedic braces, wheelchairs and respiratory aids * for hearing aids, the ADP contributes a fixed amount * ostomy supplies, breast prostheses and needles and syringes for seniors, the ADP pays a grant directly to the client  
 
Home Oxygen Therapy under ADP, pays 100 percent of the monthly reimbursement rate if client is 65 years of age or over; or 64 years of age or younger and is a resident of a Long Term Care Home; receiving social assistance through Ontario Works, Ontario Disability Support Program or Assistance to Children with Severe Disabilities; or is receiving professional services through the Community Care Access Centre 
 
The ADP will pay 75 percent of the monthly reimbursement rate if the client is 64 years of age or younger and does not meet one of the criteria listed above
Other Details
Accessibility Inconnu
Classification/Subjects
Service Categories Medical Expense Assistance ~ Assistive Technology Issues