Ontario Disability Support Program (ODSP)

Ontario Disability Support Program Caseload July 2018

This program provides financial assistance and health-related benefits to people with disabilities who need help with living expenses.

ODSP offers:

  • financial assistance to help clients and their families with essential living expenses
  • benefits, including prescription drugs and vision care
  • help finding and keeping a job, and advancing clients’ careers

Assistance for Children with Severe Disabilities (ACSD)

In July 2018, there were 24,706 ACSD cases` receiving this benefit on behalf of 29,471 children.

This program provides financial support for low- to moderate-income families to cover some of the extra costs of caring for a child who has a severe disability.