Financial Assistance

You may be eligible for up to $35,000 in PASSPORT Funding.

Applying for Financial Aid can seem complicated and confusing. Ottawa-Carleton Lifeskills is here to help.

Individuals and families may be eligible for the following: 

ODSP for income support
Passport Funding

Where to Start?

Developmental Services Ontario Eastern Region (DSOER) is your starting point to see if you are eligible for adult ministry-funded services available in your community.

Funded services can include: Passport Funding, Housing Supports (including group homes) and Community Participation Supports. For a complete list of, please click here: MCCSS Funded Services

You must be 18 to access services but you can start the process at 16 to be ready to find services when you turn 18. When you apply, you’ll need to provide the following documents to confirm your eligibility:

  • a psychological assessment
  • proof of age
  • proof of Ontario residency

If you have questions about applying for Financial Aid, please contact:

Darlene Gollesch
Phone: (613) 294-1453
e-mail: dgollesch@ocl.ca

If you have passport dollars or personal funds to purchase services contact Darlene Gollesch at 613 254-1453 or dgollesch@ocl.ca

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If you have questions about applying for Financial Aid, please contact:

Darlene Gollesch
Phone: (613) 294-1453
e-mail: dgollesch@ocl.ca