Support is not dependent on the type of illness, but upon a recognized medical condition and support the family/child requires.

What is the eligibility and selection criteria of the families?

Hope 4 MVC Kids Society covers all families with children in Mountain View County aged 0-18 (chronological age not development age), when the child has a medical diagnosis from a certified medical practitioner. This could be in the form of a doctor, physiotherapist, psychologist, Occupational therapist, School Outreach worker consented by parent to disclose. For equipment a certified current letter or prescription is required along with quotes by 2 sources. 

The Families must reside within the boundary of Mountain View County. (See map below)

Types of illnesses Hope 4 MVC Kids Society Supports

Our decision to provide support is not dependant on the type of illness. It is dependent on a recognized medical condition from the list below and the support the family/child requires.
  • Pulmonary Disorder
  • Developmental Disorder
  • Diabetes
  • Ear, nose and throat diagnosis
  • Gynecological diagnosis
  • Surgical Intervention
  • Hematology
  • Loss of hearing
  • Infectious Diseases
  • Neurology
  • Nephrology
  • Neuromotor disorder
  • Neuromuscular disorders
  • Psychology Perinatal
  • Plastic surgery
  • Epilepsy
  • Rheumatology
  • Sleep disorders
  • Urological disorders
  • Vision Problems
  • Dental
  • Chronic Pain diagnosis
  • Orthopaedic diagnosis
  • Behavioral disorders
  • Dermatological diagnosis
  • Hair loss
  • Emotional Disturbance
  • Learning Disabilities
  • Genetic disorders
  • Blood disorders
  • Cleft palate
  • Endocrine
  • Oncology
  • Organ transplant
  • Cardiology
  • Gastrointestinal disorders
  • Viruses
  • Autism
  • Metabolic Disorders
  • Aids/HIV
  • Eating disorders
  • Physical Disabilities
  • Acute medical crisis where medical intervention is imminent
    IE: Appendicitis, Car crash, surgical intervention and other emergencies requiring intervention

How we distribute funds to families

Car Parking Fees – Prepaid credit card in $100 increments
Meals – Prepaid credit card in $100 increments
Accomodation Costs (Hotel) – Paid directly to hotel
Accomodation Costs (Rent) – Paid directly to landlord
Accomodation Costs (Mortgage) – Paid directly to bank/mortgage provider
Assistance with costs associated with sibling care – Paid directly to childcare provider
Fuel – Prepaid gas card
Groceries – Grocery store gift cards
Assistance with medical bill costs – Pair directly to provider of service
Assistance with Utility bill costs – Paid directly to Utility provider
Equipment needed for the child in home or school – Paid directly to the equipment provider
Therapy for the child – Paid directly to the therapy provider
Prescription drugs not covered under medical insurance – Payable to Pharmacy provider
Surgeries/alternatives outside Canada – Payaple to provider

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