Federal and Provincial Resources
Canada is committed to ensuring effective support and programs are there for individuals with disabilities and their families. The following are federal and provincial links to information on disability supports available and how services vary from province to province. Additionally, a listing of provincial associations for community living that can help with advocacy, support and respect for human rights.
- Disability Tax Credit, Government of Canada
- Disability Benefits, Government of Canada
- Canadian Human Rights Commission
- About The Henson Trust
- The Disability Tax Credit Ultimate Resource Guide
Disability Tax Credit (DTC)
You or your child may be eligible for the DTC if a medical practitioner certifies that you have a severe and prolonged impairment in 1 of the categories, significant limitations in 2 or more categories:
- Mental functions
- Life-sustaining therapy
How to apply?
Get a medical practitioner to fill out a T2201 form and submit it to CRA via mail or online through MyCRA. This can make a difference of thousands of dollars on your tax payable each year.