Legal Information - Ontario Disability Support Program (ODSP)

The Law

 

Ontario Disability Support Program Act, 1997 - Provincial legislation

 

Most Relevant Regulations

 

ADMINISTRATION AND COST SHARING - Ontario Reg. 225/98

ASSISTANCE FOR CHILDREN WITH SEVERE DISABILITIES - Ontario Reg. 224/98

EMPLOYMENT SUPPORTS - Ontario Reg. 223/98

GENERAL - Ontario Reg. 222/98

PRESCRIBED POLICY STATEMENTS - Ontario Reg. 562/05

 

 

Policy Directives

 

Ontario Disability Support Program - Income Support Policy Directives - These are the policies that apply to most of the day to day decisions made about benefits and rights.

 

Ontario Disability Support Program - Employment Support Policy Directives

 

Ontario Disability Support Program - General Information - explains information about ODSP and contains links for how to apply for income support (or employment support), and frequently asked questions about social assistance.

 

Ministry of Community and Social Services - ODSP News Releases

 

 

Current Rates

Appeals

 

Social Benefits Tribunal - they hear appeals by people in Ontario who disagree with a decision that affects the amount of or their eligibility for social assistance. Their website offers:

Watch this excellent video, explaining the appeal and hearing process, prepared by the Hamilton Comunity Legal Clinic, called:   Going to Your Hearing at the Social Benefits Tribunal (ODSP Disability):

 


If your browser is not displaying the video above, watch it on YouTube here:  https://youtu.be/x7bUDWceih4

 

 

 

Information on ODSP:

The Law 

  The Law

 

 

FAQs

 

  FAQ's

 

 

Links

 

  Links

 

 

Read the latest in Social Assistance News.

 

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