Who is not eligible for ABI?
Ineligible youth include those youth who: Were not eligible to receive CCSY or ECM; Are not between 21 and 25 years of age or 18 to 25 for adopted youth; Were adopted before June 1, 2016; Have benefit coverage under another health plan (e.g. a plan ...
What if I live out of province?
As long as you are a former Crown ward of an Ontario Children’s Aid Society, you are eligible. However, please advise us if you move!
I'm eligible. How do I enroll?
There are two steps to the ABI enrollment process: You must complete the online application form. Take your time to fill in the form carefully and accurately. If you’re a former Crown Ward, you must ask your former worker or Children’s Aid Society to ...
What is the Aftercare Benefits Initiative (ABI)?
ABI is a comprehensive health benefit program, offering prescription drug, dental, vision, extended health benefits, including medical devices and paramedical services, counselling, and life skills supports to former youth in care. The program was ...
Who provides the benefits of ABI?
Green Shield Canada is the provider of the health and dental benefits and Shepell provides the counselling and life skills supports services.