To see if you are eligible for for Ontario Disability Support Program Income Support, the first step is to calculate whether you qualify financially.
You will need to tell your Ontario Disability Support Program worker about your and your family's personal and financial information:
You will have to tell your worker:
You may be asked to give or show your worker certain documents about you and your family. Here are some examples:
Your worker will look at all this information to decide if you
Income Support is meant to supplement other income. You need to make reasonable efforts to obtain any financial resources that you or your family may be entitled to.
If you qualify financially for Income Support
You also need to meet the definition of "a person with a disability" as defined under the Ontario Disability Support Program Act.
If you do not qualify financially for Income Support
You can ask to have the decision reviewed. This is the first step in the appeal process and is called an Internal Review.