Ontario. Ministry of Community and Social Services

Site: Barrie

Service: Passport Program

Description (Service) Created by the Ontario government to provide opportunities for individuals who have a developmental disability to find more ways to participate in their communities * participants can receive funding for activities that encourage their personal development and help them achieve their potential * also helps to improve the quality of participation in the community by providing supports that focus on individual goals, work activities and community participation, smooth the transition from school to life as an adult in the community, promote independence, foster social, emotional and community participation skills, promote continuing education and personal development * individuals and families have the option of receiving Passport funding directly and making their own arrangements to purchase supports and services or choosing to access services through community-based agencies * community based agency serving Simcoe County for this initiative is Catulpa Community Support Services * Passport funding may be used for caregiver respite 
For more information on the Passport Initiative go to www.mcss.gov.on.ca * click on "Developmental Services" then look to the left hand side of the screen and click on "Services and Supports" and then click on "Help with daily living" * click on "Passport"
Service Details
Hours Catulpa Office: Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Areas Served Simcoe County
Eligibility Ages: 18 year(s) and up 
Resident of Ontario * developmental disability * would benefit from community participation supports * or have been waiting for service and are in need of community participation supports
Application Contact Developmental Services Ontario * see website or 1-855-277-2121
Languages English ; French Language services made available
Fees None
Address and Location
Located In Community Barrie
Address & Map
The Common Roof
165 Ferris Lane
Barrie, ON L4M 2Y1
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Intersection St Vincent St and Cundles Rd E
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Contact Information
Office Phone 705-733-3227 Ext 2527
Toll Free Phone 1-877-803-3227
Website www.mcss.gov.on.ca

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