Funding and Payment

We recognize that every situation is different and that the costs associated with therapy may sometimes be prohibitive. There may, however, be options. The following links and suggestions can be of support when seeking funding or assistance for therapy. For information on financial details or payment plans, please contact us directly.

Funding Sources

Private/ Employee Insurance

Members of group health benefit plans can often avail of psychological and/ or wellness insurance which can be used to help pay for therapy, parent training, and assessments.

Jordan’s Principle
Jordan’s Principle is a child-first principle to ensure First Nations children have access to required services as needed.
https://fncaringsociety.com/jordans-principle

Military Families
Inquire with respective Military Family Support Services programs.

Provincial/Territorial Funding Programs for Autism Therapy
Provincial funding guidelines differ per province/territory. We offer parent training, assessment and consultative services via telehealth for those residing outside the province of Newfoundland and Labrador.
https://autismcanada.org/wpcontent/uploads/2017/12/AC_ProgramsForAutismTherapy.pdf

Tax Credits

Child Disability Benefit
A tax-free monthly payment made to families caring for a child under the age of 18 with a severe and prolonged impairment in physical or mental functions.

For more information call 1-800-387-1193 or visit:

https://www.canada.ca/en/revenue-agency/services/child-family-benefits/child-disability-benefit.html

Disability Tax Credit
A non-refundable tax credit that provides assistance to persons with disabilities or their support persons to reduce the amount of paid income tax. Individuals may claim this amount when deemed eligible for the DTC. The amount also includes a supplement for persons under 18 years of age at the end of the year. Form T2201 and subsequent details can be found by visiting the links below:

www.ccra-adrc.gc.ca/E/pub/tg/rc4064
www.ccra.gc.ca/forms 

Medical Expenses
The medical expense tax credit is a non-refundable tax credit that you can use to reduce the tax that you paid or may have to pay. If you paid for healthcare expenses, you may be able to claim them as eligible medical expenses on your income tax and benefit return. These expenses include a wide range of products, procedures and services.

Contact Us

If you have any questions please contact us using the form below or by emailing us at info@lifespanbehavioursolutions.com.