Ontario. Ministry of Children, Community and Social Services. Ontario Disability Support Program

Site: Newmarket - Yonge Street

Service: Ontario Disability Support Program

Record Details
Alternate Name ODSP
Office Phone 905-868-8900 
 
Interactive Voice Response (IVR) 1-800-808-2268, Mon-Fri 8 am-9 pm, Sat-Sun noon-5 pm -- automated information and payment details, payment history, file status * service not available to TTY users
Toll Free Phone 1-877-669-6658
TTY Phone 905-715-7759
Fax 905-715-7662
Website www.mcss.gov.on.ca/en/mcss/programs/social/odsp/index.aspx
Funding Provincial
Description (Service) Helps people with disabilities who are in financial need pay for living expenses 
 
Income support financial support paid monthly to help with cost of food, clothing and housing * the program includes benefits, like drug coverage and vision care, for clients and their eligible family members 
 
Employment support help finding and keeping a job, preparing for a job and advancing career
Hours Mon to Fri 8:30 am-5 pm
Dates Year round
Areas Served York Region ; Durham, Haliburton, North Humberland, Peterborough, Simcoe, City of Kawartha Lakes
Eligibility Ages: 18 year(s) and up an Ontario resident, be in financial need ((as determined by your ODSP caseworker) who is a member of a prescribed class meets definition of a "person with a disability" as defined under the Ontario Disability Support Program Act

"person with a disability" "Under the act, a person with a disability is someone who has a substantial mental or physical disability that: is continuous or recurrent; is expected to last for a year or more; significantly restricts their ability to work, care for themselves, or take part in community life , and impairment, its duration and restrictions have been verified by an approved health care professional"

prescribed class A person who, on May 31, 1998, was a recipient, or the spouse of a recipient, of benefits under specific case classes under the Family Benefits Act, 1992
or
person who is 65+ years old and not eligible for Old Age Security (OAS)
or
People who receive either Canada pension disability plan benefits or Quebec pension plan disability benefits
or
former resident of a Schedule 1 facility under the former Development Service Act (DSA) who ceased to be resident on or after June 1, 1998
or
person who is already determined eligible for services and supports and funding under the Services and Supports to Promote the Social Inclusion of Persons with Developmental Disabilities Act, 2008 or Persons residing in one of website's listed health care or licensed homes
Application If already Ontario Works client: financial need already established - speak to your caseworker to apply for ODSP income support * can start the application process up to six months before 18th birthday * fill out Disability Determination Package with health care provider 
 
Apply online or contact local Ontario Disability Support Program office, will ask for specific documents that show household’s housing and shelter-related costs and any money coming into your household, as well as the value of assets belonging to members of the household
Languages English ; French
Fees None
Located In Community Newmarket
Address & Map
17310 Yonge St, Unit 1
Newmarket, ON L3Y 7R8
Intersection Yonge St and Millard Ave W
Physical Access Fully Accessible ; Contact for specific details of accessibility
Service Categories Housing Expense Assistance ~ People With Disabilities ; Job Training Expense Assistance ~ People With Disabilities ; Medical Expense Assistance ~ People With Disabilities ; Provincial/Territorial Social Assistance Disability Programs Applications ; Undesignated Temporary Financial Assistance ~ People With Disabilities

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