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

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.

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.

Program news and updates

Social Assistance Rate Increase

Employment Related Benefits Update

Forms for Social Assistance recipients:

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