Covid-19 Wage Enhancement

Covid-19 WageThe Government of Ontario is providing a temporary wage enhancement for direct support workers who care for vulnerable people of all ages, including children and youth, in residential, community and home settings.  If families employ or buy services from a worker(s) to care for their children or youth with special needs using funding from one or  more of the Ministry of Children, Community and Social Services (MCCSS)-funded children’s direct funding programs, these worker(s) may be eligible for a temporary wage enhancement. This document provides information to help you answer questions from families about the temporary wage enhancement for direct support workers.