This resource outlines the process to follow when a person disagrees with decisions about their right to social assistance from Ontario Works or the Ontario Disability Support Program. It describes how to request an internal review, file an appeal with the Social Benefits Tribunal, and apply for interim assistance.
This resource explains under what circumstances a person on social assistance is expected to try to get support payments from someone who is or was their spouse or same-sex partner, or who is the other parent of their children, and what they are expected to do. It talks about how support payments affect benefits and what to do if support payments are late or not paid.
This resource explains who qualifies for benefits from the Ontario Disability Support Program, how to apply, and how to appeal a refusal.
This resource deals with the rule that spouses who live together must qualify for social assistance as a couple. It explains how Ontario Works and the Ontario Disability Support Program decide whether two adults who live together are spouses. Topics include applying for assistance while living with someone, being on assistance when someone moves in, living separately from a spouse, and being falsely alleged to be living with someone. There is also a section on how to appeal if assistance is refused or cut off.
This resource deals with how inheriting money or other property can affect a person’s right to benefits from the Ontario Disability Support Program. It mentions the rules about assets, income, and payments for disability-related items and services.
This resource provides information about the Ontario Disability Support Program’s extended health benefit and transitional health benefit. It explains who is eligible for these benefits, how to apply for them, and how to appeal if the extended health benefit is refused or cut off.
This resource provides information about the health benefits available to people who are going off Ontario Works because they have income from other sources. It explains who is eligible for these benefits, how to apply for them, and how to appeal if a health benefit is refused or cut off.
This resource is about how to apply to Ontario Works for financial assistance. It explains the rights of people applying for assistance, the information required by Ontario Works, and what applicants can do if they are told they are not eligible. It includes information about the forms that have to be filled out and how to appeal if assistance is refused.
This resource provides information to help health professionals complete the forms in the Ontario Disability Support Program’s disability determination package. It explains the application process, how decisions are made, and what kind of information should be included on the forms.
This resource explains how income from work or training can affect the amount of financial assistance a person gets from Ontario Works. It contains worksheets to help calculate how such income will affect the amount of assistance.
Disclaimer: This site contains general legal information for residents of Ontario, Canada. It is not intended to be used as legal advice for a specific legal problem.