- Applicants must reside in Canada
- Applicants under the age of 18 years old will require the signature of a parent or guardian
- Applicants have a strong desire to recovery from their eating disorder
- Applicants are ready to do the difficult work involved in eating disorder treatment
- Applicants must have a primary care physician that is willing to monitor and manage medical stability on a monthly basis
- Applicants cannot access publicly-funded eating disorder services in their geographical area
- Applicants are appropriate for outpatient eating disorder treatment as per the STATED tool below
The Recovery Care Collective Advisory Board prioritizes applicants with a high level of motivation for recovery. Other factors considered are financial need and access to local, publicly-funded eating disorder services. If multiple applications of equally appropriate applicants are received, a lottery system is used to determine grant recipients.
Requested at time of conditional acceptance. These documents do not need to accompany the application.
- Two letters of recommendation. At least one of those letters should be written by a health care provider involved in the applicant’s care. The letter should outline why your provider believes the applicant is a good fit for outpatient eating disorder services and ready for recovery at time of applying.
- Two recent bank statements. Please blackout the account number.
- Your most recent tax return. Only the first couple of pages where it states the applicant’s household income is required. Please blackout your social security number.
Applications are reviewed on a rolling basis. Feel free to apply anytime!
Applications are accepted at any time and are reviewed every three months. Only complete applications will be reviewed and applicants can expect a response regarding the status of the application within 90 days of the deadline.
- Services will be offered face-to-face where possible. In instances where this is not possible, a secure teleconferencing program will be used.
- All Treatment Access Program applications are reviewed by the Clinical Advisory Board that is made up of multidisciplinary health care professionals across Canada.
- Successful applicants are matched with service providers who are Treatment Access Program clinicians. Applicants are unable to request their clinicians.