Ontario Disability Support Program Income Support is one of Ontario's social assistance programs. Income Support provides financial help for people with disabilities who are in need. It can help pay for living expenses, like food and housing.

If you qualify for Income Support, the amount of Income Support you receive will depend on your:

  • family size
  • income
  • assets, and
  • housing costs.

Benefits that may be available

If you qualify for Income Support, you and your family may also qualify for other benefits, such as:

  • drug coverage
  • dental coverage*
  • vision care
  • hearing aids
  • diabetic supplies
  • help with transportation costs to medical appointments
  • wheelchair/mobility device repairs and batteries
  • help to support your guide dog
  • help with work-related expenses.

*A child or spouse who is 17 years of age or younger will receive dental coverage through Healthy Smiles Ontario.

Working while receiving Income Support

We know that many people who receive Income Support can and want to work. Ontario Disability Support Program Employment Supports can help you get ready for a new job or a training program, and can help you keep your job if you are at risk of losing it.

Depending on your situation, you can work and receive Income Support at the same time. Let us know if you are working, and we may be able to help you with work-related costs, such as child care.


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