If you want to work, you may be able receive Ontario Disability Support Program Employment Supports.

To be eligible for Employment Supports, you must:

  • be 16 years of age or older
  • be a resident of Ontario
  • be able to work in Canada
  • have a disability that is expected to last a year or more, and
  • have a disability that makes it hard for you to find or keep a job.

If you are a student and you wish to work part-time while you are going to school, you may be eligible for Employment Supports.

You do not have to be receiving financial assistance from the Ontario Disability Support Program to be eligible for Employment Supports. However, clients with a taxable income over $51,000 need to contribute toward the cost of their supports.


When you are not eligible for Employment Supports

You cannot receive Employment Supports if you are:

  • eligible for or receiving disability or rehabilitation benefits from other public or private sources, or
  • receiving financial assistance from Ontario Works. (Ontario Works provides employment assistance.)

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  • Employment Ontario offers other programs help you get the training, skills and experience to achieve your goals.