Applications & Forms

Thank you for your interest in applying to be a Participant or a Volunteer at Hope Haven.  Most forms are offered in an Online version as well as a PDF. If possible we encourage you to use the Online options as the environmentally friendly choice. Please make sure you have filled out all necessary forms required for your application.


We have a wide variety of volunteer positions available. All applicants need to have a completed Volunteer Application as well as a Vulnerable Sector Police Check. We also ask that you review the Volunteer Manual before your first training session at Hope Haven.

Online Volunteer Application

Volunteer Application Form (PDF)

Vulnerable Sector Police Check (PDF)

Volunteer Manual


All new program participants are required to fill out a Participant Application as well as a Professional Referral Form. Only some medical conditions require you to also have an Atlanto-axial x-ray result along with your application (see contraindications and precautions within the Professional Referral Form). If you are a returning Participant or you have information that requires updating such as medical conditions, emergency contacts etc, please complete the Participant Update Form.

Online Participant Application

Participant Application (PDF)


Online Professional Referral Form

Professional Referral Form (PDF)


Online Participant Update Form

Participant Update Form (PDF)

Saddle Up For Success - School Program

For information on our Saddle up for Success program, see our information package throught the link below. Please contact Robyn our program manager if you are interested in participating. Phone 519-986-1247 or email:

Saddle Up For Sucess - Family Information Package


We have been the recipient of many generous donations and are extremely grateful for the support. These contributions are absolutely necessary to support our mission to provide a transformative experience through our distinctly designed programs for individuals with challenges.

Donation Form (PDF)


For families and individuals in need of a little extra financial support, we have compiled some community and government funding options that are available to apply to. Please follow the direct links to learn more about them and submit an application.
Canadian Tire Jumpstart

Jumpstart’s core purpose is to enrich the lives of children in need (4-18 years old) through sports and physical activity. They assist with the costs associated with registration, equipment and/or transportation.

Click here to bring you directly to the Jumpstart online application.


Grey National Child Benefit (NCB)

Applicants must reside in Grey County, have household earnings less than $50,000 per year and children under 18 years of age residing with you on a regular basis.

Click here to view the details and full application through the YMCA website.

The application may also be picked up at the YMCA or Grey County municipal offices.


Beaver Valley Outreach

Based out of Thornbury Ontario, the BVO has recreational funding available for children under 18 years, who are residents of the Town of Blue Mountains with household earnings less than $40,000 per year.

Click here to take you directly to their website and application.



Youth recreational funding is available through youthreach for Simcoe county residents that are facing financial barriers.

Click here to apply online through their website.



Passport Program

Individuals with developmental disabilities that are 18 years of age or older may receive funding for recreational programs through Passport. This program is funded through the government of Ontario and administered by your local Developmental Service Ontario office.

Click here for more information if you live in Grey or Bruce counties.

Click here for more information if you live in Simcoe county.


Need More Information?

Explore these guides developed by Disability Credit Canada Inc. for more information.

Comprehensive Disability Tax Credit Guide

What Is Child Disability Tax Credit and Do You Qualify?



Please contact Robyn our Program Manager for any questions or assistance with funding.

Office phone 519-986-1247 or email