Ontario. Ministry of Children, Community and Social Services

Site: Burlington Office

Service: Ontario Disability Support Program

Contact Information
Office Phone 905-637-4500
Toll Free Phone 1-800-567-6388
TTY Phone 905-681-0720
Fax 905-681-0422
Website www.mcss.gov.on.ca/en/mcss/programs/social/odsp/
Social Media Facebook Facebook: www.facebook.com/OntarioSocialServices
Twitter Twitter: twitter.com/onsocialservice
YouTube YouTube: www.youtube.com/user/OntarioSocialService
Primary Contact Rhonda Jamil, Administrative Assistant; Phone: 905-319-6085
Alternate Contact Paula Banfield or Samantha Hooper-Simmons, Managers; Phone: 905-319-6091 * 905-319-6088
Agency Information
Description (Agency) Ministry responsible for planning and development of services under the Child and Family Services Act, including child welfare, child treatment, child and family interventions, community support, child care and young offenders services
Legal Status (30) Provincial Government
Funding Provincial - Ministry of Children, Community and Social Services
Description and Service Details
Description (Service) Program offers financial assistance to help individual/family with essential living expenses * benefits, for individual/family, including prescription drugs and vision care * help finding and keeping a job, and with career advancement 
 
Program offers two types of support: 
Income Support: financial assistance provided each month to help with the costs of basic needs, like food, clothing and shelter  
* also includes benefits for clients and their eligible family members 
* health benefits (prescription drug coverage * dental coverage * vision care * medical supplies * medical transportation * pregnancy and breastfeeding nutritional allowance * extended health benefit) 
* disability-related benefits (assistive devices * additional help for hearing aids and mobility devices * guide dog benefit) 
* employment incentives and benefits (employment and training start up benefit * coverage for up-front child care costs * work-related benefit * transitional health benefit * employment transition benefit) 
* transition child benefit 
 
Employment Supports: services and supports to help clients with disabilities find and keep a job, and advance their careers 
 
Interactive Voice Response (IVR) automated information and payment details, file status  
1-800-808-2268 (service not available to TTY users) * Mon-Fri 8 am-9 pm, Sat-Sun 12 noon-5 pm 
 
Welfare Fraud Hotline to report suspected cases of social assistance fraud 
1-800-394-7867 or welfare.fraud.css@ontario.ca
Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-5 pm
Areas Served Halton Region
Eligibility Ages: 18 year(s) and up 
 
Income Support: residents of Ontario, 18 years and up, with a physical or mental disability that is expected to last one or more years, must be financially eligible  
 
Employment Support: a resident of Ontario, 16 years or up; with a disability that is expected to last one or more years (may qualify for employment support even if not eligible for income support)
Application There are 2 ways to apply: 
* online, using the Online Application for Social Assistance 
* by phone or in person, call or visit the ODSP office
Languages English
Fees None
Site Information
Located In Community Burlington
Address & Map
Building B
2180 Itabashi Way, Unit 1
Burlington, ON L7M 5A5
 
View Google Map
Intersection Appleby Line and Upper Middle Rd
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Categories and Classification
HCSD Main Heading Disabilities ; Employment / Training ; Income Programs
HCSD Sub Heading Assistance Programs ; Assistive Devices ; Disabilities Employment Program Resources ; Disabilities Employment Programs ; Social Assistance
Service Categories Assistive Technology Expense Assistance ~ Disability Benefit Recipients ; Comprehensive Disability Related Employment Programs ; Government Subsidized Prescription Drug Benefits ~ Disability Benefit Recipients ; Job Training Expense Assistance ~ Disability Benefit Recipients ; Medical Expense Assistance ~ Disability Benefit Recipients ; Provincial/Territorial Government Information Services ~ Disability Benefit Recipients ; Provincial/Territorial Social Assistance Disability Programs Applications ; Service Animal Purchase Assistance ~ Disability Benefit Recipients ; Transportation Expense Assistance ~ Disability Benefit Recipients ; Welfare Fraud Reporting ; Work Related Fee Payment Assistance ~ Disability Benefit Recipients

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