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Update: Possible Canada Post labour disruption

Ontario Works recipients:
If you receive your monthly payments by cheque, please contact your local office for information about this month’s cheque.

ODSP and ACSD recipients:
Payment cheques and benefit cards will be mailed out as usual this month.

All social assistance recipients can contact their local offices or call the Interactive Voice Response system (1-800-808-2268) for more information.


Notice: Civic Holiday office closures – Monday, August 1st

Ontario has two social assistance programs to help eligible residents of Ontario who are in financial need.

Ontario Works

Ontario Works helps people who are in temporary financial need.

This program offers both financial and employment assistance.

Learn more about Ontario Works.

Ontario Disability Support Program (ODSP)

ODSP helps people who have disabilities. It has two parts:

  1. Income Support (financial help)
  2. Employment Supports (help finding a job)

Learn more about ODSP.