COVID-19: Get updates on the law and legal services on Steps to Justice

Change font size:


  • Increase
  • Decrease
  • Normal

Current Zoom: 100%

Child and spousal support when you are on social assistance

Step 1: Choose language Step 2: Choose from available formats and options Available formats and options

Table of contents

Is this resource for you?

Read this if:

  • you are applying for or getting assistance from Ontario Works (OW) or the Ontario Disability Support Program (ODSP)
  • you need information on OW or ODSP rules about getting child or spousal support from your spouse or another parent of your child

Other resources that may help you

CLEO has more resources on social assistance, family law, and other legal topics. You can read them on our website or order free copies.