Before You Apply

Fund Homecare Canada strives to provide support to the right patients at the right time. To ensure you are a match for the community we serve, please review our FAQs below before you apply. While we would love to provide help to all those who apply, our funds are limited and we must allocate them to those in greatest need. Our funding is only available to palliative cancer patients and their family members.

Begin Your Application

If you or a loved one might be a good match for the support offered by Fund Homecare Canada, please fill out the information below to begin your application. Our team will review your submission and get in touch with further information and next steps.

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Currently Fund Homecare Canada is funded entirely through corporate sponsors and donors. Fund Home Care is open to all kinds of funding support. To donate through your organization, click here to submit an inquiry and a representative from Fund Homecare will guide you through the process.

Fund Homecare Canada is a registered Canadian charity. Tax receipts will be provided for your donations per CRA guidelines. Other sponsor benefits may include promotion on our website and at events. To find out more, please submit a contact inquiry here and our team will be in touch.

Fund HomeCare Canada is a Canadian Federally registered Charitable, Not for Profit organization.  Tax receipts will be provided as per CRA guidelines.

To donate, go to our Ways to Give page and click the “Donate Now” button.

Your donation will help beneficiaries to pay for Personal Support Worker (PSW) services that may include, but are not limited to, respite, overnight care, bathing, dressing, grooming, appointment accompaniment, and feeding. Other non-Personal Support Worker (PSW) services that can be considered under Fund Homecare Canada funding can include housekeeping and assistance with other day-to-day activities.

Currently Fund Homecare Canada does not receive any government funding and is funded entirely through corporate sponsors and donors. Fund Homecare Canada is open to all kinds of funding support, and does not currently have any limits in place.

Fund Homecare Canada's purpose is to provide funding for use on at-home palliative care for Cancer patients in Ontario. Our goal is to provide services to as many beneficiaries within that sector, as our resources allow. All funding raised will be put in a pool and used to assist as many beneficiaries as we can based on our Funding Needs Assessment.

Fund Homecare Canada is a registered Canadian charity. Tax receipts will be provided as per CRA guidelines. 

Fund Homecare Canada is primarily run by volunteers. We strive to keep administrative and overhead costs low in order to allocate the maximum amount of the donations to our beneficiaries.

Currently, Fund Homecare Canada funding is directed to beneficiaries residing in Ontario.

Fund Homecare Canada conducts a Funding Needs Assessment based on household income, household net worth and household expenses. To begin an application, please complete our Contact form here and a member of our team will be in touch.

Eligibility criteria are outlined in our Funding Needs Assessment, which is based on household income, household net worth, and household expenses. To begin your application, please complete our Contact form here.

Anyone with a PPS score of 60% or less is eligible to apply for Fund Homecare Canada funding.

The Palliative Performance Scale (PPS) can be used to inform decisions about a patient's hospice eligibility by helping clinicians recognize a patient's functional decline. 
The PPS score document can be found on page 4 of the document here
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If you are approved for support, Fund Homecare Canada will only cover licensed childcare centres.

Beneficiaries are funded for as long as they meet our eligibility criteria and resources are available. Funding will be reviewed every three months.

For Personal Support Worker (PSW) related services, Fund Homecare will only provide funding for services provided by certified Personal Support Workers (PSWs). Proper contractual and financial requirements (receipts) should be met, including but not limited to liability and insurance coverage.

Currently, Fund Homecare Canada does not receive any government funding and is funded entirely through corporate sponsors and donors. Fund Homecare is open to all kinds of funding support.  

You may qualify for supplementary support through Fund Homecare Canada even if you receive government funding, provided you are approved based on our Funding Needs Assessment. The Funding Needs Assessment considers factors including household income, household net worth, and household expenses. To begin an application, please complete our Contact form here.

Once the initial intake form is submitted, Fund Homecare Canada will contact you within 48-72 hours. From the time the completed Funding Needs Assessment form is received along with the supporting documents, the processing time is estimated at 3-4 weeks. Processing time will depend on services requested and resource availability.

For any Personal Support Worker (PSW) related services, Fund Homecare Canada will only provide funding for services provided by certified PSWs. A certified Personal Support Worker (PSW) is one who has obtained a diploma that is accredited by the Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities of Ontario, , and is covered for Insurance individually or via the agency they work for. Fund Homecare Canada works closely with organizations that provide certified Personal Support Worker (PSW)s. 

The beneficiary will select the Personal Support Worker (PSW) organization and will determine the details of each visit as part of their terms of agreement . 

Fund Homecare Canada is funded through sponsorship and donations, and the support we are able to give is dependent on resources being available. Funding will be reviewed every quarter.

Personal Support Worker (PSW) services can include, but are not limited to, respite, overnight care, bathing, dressing, grooming, appointment accompaniment, and feeding. Other non-Personal Support Worker (PSW) services that can be considered under Fund Homecare Canada funding can include housekeeping and assistance with other day-to-day activities.

To volunteer, submit an inquiry through our Contact form here and express that you are interested in volunteer opportunities. A Fund Homecare Canada representative will be in contact with you to discuss available opportunities.

Fund Homecare Canada is completely funded by sponsorship and volunteers are required to support marketing, sponsorship fundraising and event management. If you have a specific skill that you feel may contribute towards the cause, we would love to hear from you.

How many hours are in a day! Fund Homecare Canada touches the lives of many people and is a growing organization. We are happy to support the growth and development of our volunteers, however much they want to work.

Fund Homecare provides support to enable clients to procure the services they require. We do not provide any services directly to our client base, but as a sponsor your details can be profiled on our website.  

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