If you are:
it is important that you tell your worker about all money you or your family receive from other sources (for example, a job, other government programs, tax benefits, spousal support).
We need to know your income so that we can make sure you are getting the right amount of money. In general, any money you or your family receive is income, and may reduce your Income Support.
Examples of income
Here are some examples of different kinds of income:
Some income is exempt
Some types of income are "exempt" - this means they do not affect your eligibility or the amount of money you get for Income Support.
Here are some examples of exempt income:
These are only a few examples. There are many rules about the treatment of other income while you are receiving Income Support.
Your Ontario Disability Support Program worker can help you figure out what income is exempt. That's why it is important that you report all of your income to your worker.