In British Columbia, we have access to provincial government funding through the Ministry of Children and Family Development (MCFD) for autism services. Persons aged 18 and under are entitled to funding after receiving a diagnosis of Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). Please note: Method and locations of diagnosis may require a different registration process or paperwork.
Funding Under Age 6
Families can access up to $22,000 per year per child to help pay for eligible autism services, therapies or equipment. Parents are required to select professional service providers from the Registry of Autism Service Providers (RASP).
Funding for Ages 6-18
Families can access up to $6,000 per year per child to help pay for eligible out-of-school autism intervention services and therapies. Parents are not required to select professional service providers from the (RASP).
For more information on funding and eligibility visit the MCFD.