Important If a child needs immediate care, please call 911 or your local emergency services number, or visit the nearest health facility.
Are you an Applied Behavior Analyst, Occupational Therapist, Speech-Language Pathologist, Developmental Psychologist, Rehabilitation Therapist, Instructor Therapists, Feeding Specialists, or Registered Dietitian. Do you accept Jordan's Principle's funding? If the answer is no, then why not?
Jordan's Principle - Parents
As stated on the ISC website, "Jordan's Principle responds to unmet needs of First Nations children no matter where they live in Canada." via ISC.
Jordan's Principle is a direct funding program for all First Nations children in Canada.
"A First Nations child under the age of majority in their province/territory of residence can access Jordan's Principle. It does not matter where the First Nations child lives in Canada. At this time, Jordan's Principle applies only to First Nations children."
Jordan's Principle provides direct funding for many educational needs such as
assessments and screenings
assistive technologies and electronics
specialized programs based on cultural beliefs and practices
How to request funding under Jordan's Principle
Contact your school about concerns with your child. i.e. Speech Language Concerns
Obtain a detailed support letter from the school stating the need for an assessment.
Contact Jordan's Principle Call Centre: 1-855-JP-CHILD (1-855-572-4453), open 24 hours a day, seven days a week.
The Ontario/British Columbia Region desk will contact and request supporting documents such as IEP, Report Card, School Letter or Psychoeducational Assessment and a quote for the cost of the assessment.
If approved, Jordan's Principle will send an approval letter with billing instructions for Speech-Language Pathologist.
If your child requires ongoing SLP therapy weekly, bi-weekly, monthly, you will be expected to send the assessment and quote of services and the end date.
If approved, Jordan's Principle will send an approval letter with direct billing instructions for the Speech-Language Pathologist.
Each request process is different; if you need assistance, you may contact 211 Ontario to find providers who may assist with form filling. If you are denied you may reach out to Legal Aid Ontario or Aboriginal Legal Services at 1-800-668-8258.
4. For general questions you may contact Jordan's Principle Call Centre: 1-855-572-4453, open 24 hours a day, seven days a week
Special Note for northern and remote regions only. You may ask for a travel fee, and you must provide this amount in your original quote.
Direct Funding Providers
Below is a list of private practice professionals who are registered for direct billing with Indigenous Services Canada, formerly Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada (INAC). This listing is subject to change. Although every effort is made to ensure complete and up-to-date provider information, this directory is subject to change without notice. This directory is for information only. It is not intended to be a recommendation of any physician or health care provider.