If you are receiving Ontario Disability Support Program Income Support, you and your family may be able to get help with the cost of:
Assistance with these costs is provided under the Ontario Disability Support Program's Mandatory Special Necessities benefit.
Contact your local Ontario Disability Support Program office and ask for a Mandatory Special Necessities benefit request form.
Take this form to your family doctor's or healthcare professional's office and ask to have it filled in.
Here are some examples of healthcare professionals who can fill out the Mandatory Special Necessities form:
Once the form is filled in, return it to your local Ontario Disability Support Program office either in person or by mail. We will review your form and send you a letter to tell you if you have been approved.
For more on the Mandatory Special Necessities benefit, go to Income Support Directive 9.12 - Mandatory Special Necessities