What does the 2019 Provincial budget mean for people supported by SCS?

The Ontario government released its 2019 budget on Thursday April 11th.It includes decisions that may influence developmental services and other services funded by the government.

“SCS welcomes the proposed funding measures for “Respecting and Supporting Families” and exploring ways to transform services to increase choice for individuals and families,” said André Dulude, Chair of SCS Board of Directors. “They reinforce our continued commitment to support people with developmental disabilities and children with autism in finding available resources, and planning for the future of their choice.”

The government is also planning to launch a “comprehensive review” of the province’s 20 supportive housing programs, which includes support for people with developmental disabilities.

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For more information on the budget, please click here.