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There are a number of programs, both public and private, that provide clients with financial assistance for orthopedic braces. As a registered provider for these programs, Appletree Orthotic Services is able to apply for and arrange direct funding for eligible clients.

We can apply for and arrange direct funding for our eligible clients.

Our Funding Partners

  • ADP Assistive Devices Program
  • Ontario Ministry of Community and Social Services
  • WSIB The Workplace Safety and Insurance Board
  • NHIB Non-Insured Health Benefits for First Nations and Inuit
  • DVA Veteran's Affairs Canada
  • Private or Group Insurance
  • Private Foundations
ADPThe primary source of funding for custom orthopedic braces in Ontario is the Assistive Devices Program, which is administered by the Ontario Ministry of Health and Long term Care.Clients eligible for funding through ADP include residents of Ontario who hold a valid health card. For these clients ADP may cover up to 75% of the cost of custom braces which are designed to address long-term or chronic conditions, and assist with activities of daily living. These braces must be prescribed by a physician and provided by an orthotist who is certified by the Canadian Board for Certification of Prosthetists and Orthotists. Visit Website

Ontario Ministry of Community and Social ServicesClients who qualify under ADP may also qualify for additional funding if they are receiving benefits from the Ontario Ministry of Community and Social Services through programs such as Assistance for Children with Severe Disability (ACSD), and Ontario Works(OW). These clients may receive full funding for the cost of their braces.

WSIBThe Workplace Safety and Insurance Board provides full or partial coverage for clients who have sustained a work related injury. Visit Website

NHIBThe Non-insured Health Benefits Program provides coverage for a range of devices and services for First Nations and Inuit people. Visit Website

DVAVeteran’s Affairs Canada provides full or partial coverage for a range of services and devices for our Veterans. Visit Website

Private or Group InsuranceA number of third party insurance companies including Greenshield, Manulife, and Sunlife may provide funding for orthopedic braces and orthotic services. As a Preferred Provider, Appletree can arrange for direct billing to your insurer for devices and services that qualify for coverage under your plan. Visit Website

Private FoundationsMany foundations such as the March of Dimes, Easter Seals, the Jennifer Ashleigh Foundation, the Ontario Federation for Cerebral Palsey, and War Amps are also dedicated to assisting clients and their families with funding for orthopedic braces. Most of these programs are means tested and assessed on a case by case basis. Visit Website

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3305 Harvester Road,
Unit #4
Burlington, Ontario
L7N 3N2
Tel: 905.631.1616
Fax: 905.632.1616