Financial Support For Dystonia Patients

Federal and provincial governments provide income support to Canadians with dystonia in the form of tax credits and saving accounts. To help simplify the process, we have compiled a list of tax credits that may apply to your situation and needs.

Please click here to find an overview on some of the programs available that may be relevant for your situation. As well, feel free to reach out to us - email: to find out more. 


Federal Government Tax Credits and Benefits:

Click here to access our Federal Disability Supports page. 

Private Insurance:

Individuals who are under 65 with private insurance will receive coverage for cervical dystonia, blepharospasm, hemifacial spasm. For questions related to your specific case, you will need to contact your provider to learn more about your coverage options.

Provincial Support Programs:

Housing Assistance - BC

Disability Assistance - BC

Alberta Blue Cross Non-group coverage

For a printable version of this information, click here

Employment Related Resources

Finding employment with dystonia, click here

Legal resource information, click here



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Last update: Oct 2021