Home and Community Care Support Services is responsible for applications to long-term care homes in Niagara. They determine your eligibility and priority for admission, and manage the waiting lists for homes. They can also provide you with information about local homes, their services and things to consider when you're choosing a home.
To be eligible, applicants must:
The homes offer three different accommodations: basic, semi-private and private. Accommodation rates are set by the Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care.
You may qualify for a rate reduction if the cost of basic accommodation is beyond your means.
If you're a veteran, you may qualify for extra financial help.
Learn more about long-term care accommodation costs and subsidy.
For information about eligibility and admission, call Home and Community Care Support Services at 905-684-9441 or 1-800-263-5480.