Nova Scotia Funding Info

In the province of Nova Scotia, the following agencies may assist eligible applicants with funding Motion Composites Wheelchairs.  Please contact the agencies directly for more information.

The Nova Scotia Red Cross operates equipment programs tailored to the specific needs of communities in Nova Scotia. Wheelchair funding is restricted to users who reside in long-term care facilities.

Easter Seals Nova Scotia, in partnership with the Nova Scotia Department of Community Services, may assist uninsured Nova Scotians younger than 65 (and who meet program criteria) to obtain a wheelchair based on a medical prescription from a health care professional.

The Nova Scotia Worker’s Compensation Board provides workplace injury insurance to those who are injured or become ill because of their job.

The Department of Veterans Affairs Canada may provide financial support to assist with funding medical equipment.

The Non-Insured Health Benefits Program is Health Canada’s national, medically necessary health benefit program that provides coverage for benefit claims for a specified range of drugs, dental care, vision care, medical supplies and equipment, short-term crisis intervention mental health counselling and medical transportation for eligible First Nations people and Inuit.