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Special Services at Home (SSAH)

For people with disabilities, VON offers programs that focus on increasing community participation, finding opportunities for growth, building independence, and caregiver respite. Click here to learn more about applying for Special Services at Home.

Why it Matters: 

VON's Special Services at Home Program (SSAH) provides personalized support for children with developmental and/or physical disabilities, 17 years of age and younger. The program is intended to support the growth and development of children and also provides meaningful respite to family caregivers. The program is partially funded by the Ministry of Community and Social Services and is one of the largest Family Supports programs supporting many children in our communities.

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