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DP&O will help guide you through the funding and insurance application process to ensure that you receive appropriate benefits from the various programs available. DP&O is registered as a vendor with the Assistive Devices Program (ADP) of the Ministry of Health, Workplace, Safety and Insurance Board (WSIB), Non-insured Health Benefits (NIHB) with Health Canada.

Funding Available for Prosthetics & Orthotics

Assistive Devices Program (ADP): Orthotic specific eligibility

The Ministry of Health Assistive Device Program (ADP) provides up to 75% of coverage to those who qualify. To be eligible you must have a valid Ontario Health Insurance Program (OHIP) Number, have a referral from a physician, and require the device for a period of 6 months or longer of full-time use.


Ontario Disability and Support Program (ODSP), Ontario Works (OW), Assistance for Children with Severe Disability (ACSD): For individuals covered under the ODSP, OW or have a child covered under ACSD, there may be additional funding beyond ADP.


Workplace Safety and Insurance Board will cover approved custom devices. DP&O is a registered authorizor with the WSIB.

Non-Insured Health Benefits (NIHB) for First Nations

For Individuals with a valid Treaty number assigned through the NIHB Program.

Department of Veterans Affairs (DVA)

The Department of Veterans Affairs will cove approved custom devices. DP&O is a registered authorizor with the DVA.

Additional Funding Sources

For amounts not covered by any of the above programs, your private employment or personal insurance may supply funding for your device. Each company and policy can vary significantly, so ensure you review your policy to determine if you qualify. We can assist you in filing for your claim, providing estimates, letters, or other communication on your behalf.

Amputee Funding

WarAmps CHAMPS Program

The CHAMP Program provides financial assistance to child amputees and their families.

Adult Funding

March of Dimes

Provides funding to based on ADP guidelines.

Children’s Charities

Jennifer Ashleigh Children’s Charity

Jennifer Ashleigh is a Children’s may provide funding to those clients who have a serious illness, or permanent disability requiring funding for devices and other related expenses. Income is a factor and an application needs to be filled out on behalf of the child.

Easter Seals

Easter Seals provides financial assistance for the funding of devices under the ADP guidelines for children under the age of 19 with a disability that impairs/impacts their mobility (ie. Cerebral Palsy).


AbilityGives provides grants for members of Ability Online who have a child with a disability or complex medical condition under 18 years of age.

Presidents Choice Children’s Charity

PCCC provides funding for children under the age of 18 to families with an income less than $70 000.