Jennifer Ashleigh Children's Charity

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Description & Services
Description We only provide funding for children who have one or more of the following diagnosis: 
*Physical disability 
*Severe medical issue that cannot be controlled by medication and disrupts the life of the child and family 
*Mental Health Disorders 
(Extraordinary costs must be present which are incurred directly as a result of the child’s diagnosis). 
Types of expenses we assist with: 
Hospital and Treatment Costs 
*Family accommodation while child is hospitalized 
*Transportation between hospital and home, to/from medical appointments including fuel, public transit, train or bus fare, taxi, Wheel-*Trans, car rental, ambulance 
*Sibling childcare while child is hospitalized or attending medical appointments 
*Out of Country trips where treatment is not available in Canada 
Household Costs (Must be directly related to child’s medical issues) 
*Nutritious Groceries 
*Vehicle Repairs associated with safely transporting your child. 
*Respite Care 
Medical Treatment 
*Special Formula recommended by a doctor 
*Prescription Medication 
*Disposable Medical & Feeding Supplies 
*Therapies (can only apply once in a 12 month period) 
Assessment Fees for therapies listed 
*Speech Therapy 
*Occupational Therapy 
*Specially Adapted Trikes (quote/estimate required)
Areas Served Peel Region
Eligibility Ages: 18 year(s) and under 
Eligibility Requirements: 
*The need for financial assistance must result from extraordinary costs which are incurred directly as a result of the child’s illness or disability. 
*The child must be diagnosed with a serious illness or permanent disability by a Canadian Medical Practitioner. 
*The child must be 18 years of age or younger. 
*The child and parent or guardian must be a Canadian Citizen or Landed Immigrant and be a permanent resident of Ontario. Refugee/Convention refugee status does not qualify. 
*The family’s combined gross annual household income must be $60,000 or less. Exception to income will only be considered if there is more than one child with special needs in the family. 
*The family must have used up all other financial resources available to them. These include: government funding, funding from service agencies and non-profit organizations 
*If you own more than one property or home you are not eligible for assistance.
Fees None
Languages English
Contact Information
Accessibility Unknown
Mailing Address 10800 Concession 5 
Uxbridge, ON L9P 1R1
Office Phone 905-852-1799 ext 32
Fax 905-852-0124
Primary Contact Michelle Plummer, Program Manager; Phone: ext 22
Primary Executive Jane Sleep, Executive Director; Phone: ext 21
Other Details
Funding Donations
Service Level (51) Registered Charity
Subjects Disabilities ; Funding ; Mental health ; Physical disabilities

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