Are my children covered under ABI?
Yes, dependent children of ABI plan members are also covered by ABI. Please include their information in the application form or email us at email@example.com with their name, gender, and date of birth to have them added.
Is my girlfriend/boyfriend or wife/husband covered under ABI?
No, the ABI program does not cover spousal partners.
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 ...
I`m covered under the Ontario Disability Program (ODSP) and/or Ontario Works (OW) for health coverage, but they do not offer counselling services. Can i access only the counselling portion of ABI?
Yes, the counselling and life skills supports are available to youth accessing ODSP and OW. Please complete the online application form and, as long as you meet the eligibility criteria, you will be enrolled in the Shepell portion of ABI. You will ...
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 ...
When can I begin using the benefits of ABI?
You can begin accessing the benefits of ABI as soon as you receive your welcome package in the mail. Allow 2-3 weeks for your package to arrive.