Support for Families
*** Updated at 1:00 p.m. – We have been advised by the Ministry of Education that questions or concerns with this program should be directed to the Support for Families Hotline at 888-444-3770. The hotline is open Monday to Friday 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., excluding holidays. TTY (for the hearing impaired) 1-800-268-7095.***
The Ministry of Education is providing financial support to parents to assist with the costs of educational resources during school and childcare closures as a result of Ontario’s declared emergency to stop the spread of COVID-19.
Parents are eligible for a one-time per child payment of:
- $200 for children aged 0-12, or
- $250 for children with special needs aged 0-21
For more information and to apply here: