Financial Resources

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Extended Health Benefits

Many families have extended health benefits plans that include coverage of speech-language therapy sessions. For information on your plan and the coverage amount, please contact your insurance provider.

CKNW


The CKNW Kids' Fund provides funding for essential medical equipment and specialized therapies, including speech therapy, physiotherapy, and occupational therapy.  

Phone: 604-331-2711

Email: cathy.hunt@cknw.com  

Website: https://www.cknwkidsfund.com

Variety – The Children’s Charity


Variety supports BC families by providing individual grants for medical care and services, mobility equipment, specialized therapies, and education. 

Phone: 604-320-0505

Email: info@variety.bc.ca

Website: https://www.variety.bc.ca/grants/

Autism Funding Unit (BC Ministry of Children and Family Development)

The Ministry of Children and Family Development offers two funding programs for children with a diagnosis of Autism Spectrum Disorder to help reduce costs associated with eligible intervention services. The under age 6 program grants families up to $22,000 per year per child, while the ages 6-18 program grants up to $6000 per year per child.

Phone: 1-877-777-3530

Email: mcf.autismfundingunit@gov.bc.ca

Website: https://www2.gov.bc.ca/gov/content/home