Financial Assistance Links

The following links are provided to victims and the general public in obtaining additional information and assistance on victimization issues. Should you know of a link that should be added, please email it to: victimservices@wrps.on.ca
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CanLearn
A one-stop Web-based resource that provides information, products and services to help Canadians decide what and where to study and how to cover the costs of their education in Canada or abroad.
http://www.canlearn.ca/index.cfm?langcanlearn=en

 

Child Tax Benefit
A tax-free monthly payment made to eligible families to help them with the cost of raising children under age 18.
http://www.cra-arc.gc.ca/benefits/childbenefit-e.html

 

Criminal Injuries Compensation Board
Awards compensation to victims of violent crime that resulted in personal injury or death as defined by the Compensation for Victims of Crime Act.
http://www.attorneygeneral.jus.gov.on.ca/english/about/vw/cicb.asp

 

Easter Seal Foundation
Dedicated to helping children, youth and young adults with physical disabilities achieve their full individual potential and future independence.
http://www.easterseals.org/

 

Employment Insurance
Provides temporary financial assistance for unemployed Canadians while they look for work or upgrade their skills.
http://www.hrsdc.gc.ca/en/gateways/nav/top_nav/program/ei.shtml

 

Family Responsibility Office
Enforces court orders for child and spousal support by ensuring that support payments flow properly from payors (people who make support payments) to recipients (people who receive them).
http://www.cfcs.gov.on.ca/CFCS/en/programs/SCS/FamilyResponsibilityOffice/default.htm

 

Ontario Drug Benefit: Trillium Drug Program
The Trillium Drug Program (TDP) is intended for Ontario residents who have a valid Ontario Health Card and who have high prescription drug costs in relation to their net household income.
http://www.health.gov.on.ca/english/public/pub/drugs/trillium.html

 

Ontario March of Dimes
One of the largest charitable rehabilitation organizations in Ontario, providing a wide range of services across the province to enhance the independence and community participation of people with physical disabilities.
http://www.dimes.on.ca/asp/home.asp

 

Opportunities Waterloo Region
Ignites community action and leadership to create bold solutions that reduce and prevent poverty through collaboration, advocacy and education.
http://www.owr.ca/

 

Region of Waterloo
Hosts the Child Care Subsidy Program, which helps families cover child care costs, employment and income support.
http://www.region.waterloo.on.ca/

 

Social Development Canada
Provides income security programs such as welfare.
http://www.sdc.gc.ca/en/home.shtml

 

The Criminal Injuries Compensation Board
Awards compensation to victims of crimes of violence that occurred in Ontario.
http://www.cicb.gov.on.ca/

 

Victim Quick Response Program
Provides limited financial assistance to victims and family members in Ontario who meet eligibility criteria.
https://www.attorneygeneral.jus.gov.on.ca/english/ovss/vqrp.php