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Working while you are on social assistance

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Money from a job or training program can affect how much you get from Ontario Works or the Ontario Disability Support Program.

Is this resource for you?

Read this to find out how income from work or training can affect the amount of assistance you get from Ontario Works (OW) or the Ontario Disability Support Program (ODSP).

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

If you speak French

Ask a lawyer or a community legal clinic about your language rights. You may have the right to get government services related to Ontario Works (OW) or the Ontario Disability Support Program (ODSP) in French.

Si vous parlez français

Communiquez avec un avocat ou une clinique juridique communautaire, et informez-vous de vos droits linguistiques. Vous pourriez avoir droit à ce que les services gouvernementaux reliés à Ontario au travail (OT) et au Programme ontarien de soutien aux personnes handicapées (POSPH) vous soient fournis en français.