If you are:
you need to tell your worker about any assets you or your family own.
We consider your assets when we are reviewing your eligibility to receive Ontario Disability Support Program Income Support.
Examples of assets
Assets are property, possessions or money that belong to you or your family. Here are some examples:
Some assets are exempt
Some assets are "exempt" - this means they do not affect your eligibility for Income Support. Here are some examples of exempt assets:
These are only a few examples. There are many rules about the treatment of assets while you are receiving Income Support.
Your Ontario Disability Support Program worker can help you figure out which of your assets are exempt. That's why it is important that you report all of your assets to your worker.
There are limits to the amount of non-exempt assets you can have and still remain eligible:
When you can go over the limit
In some cases, you can get approval to save money over and above your asset limit. For example, you may save money to buy an item or service that you need for your health or for your disability. Talk to your Ontario Disability Support Program worker.