Ontario. Ministry of Community and Social Services

Site: Burlington Office

Service: Ontario Disability Support Program

Contact Information
Office Phone 905-637-4500
Toll Free Phone 1-800-567-6388
TTY Phone 905-681-0720
Fax 905-681-0422
Website www.mcss.gov.on.ca/en/mcss/programs/social/index.aspx
Social Media Facebook Facebook: www.facebook.com/OntarioSocialServices
Twitter Twitter: twitter.com/onsocialservice
YouTube YouTube: www.youtube.com/user/OntarioSocialService
Primary Contact Jamie Greenlees
Alternate Contact Anthony Care, Greg Walden
Site Information
Located In Community Burlington
Address & Map
Building B
2180 Itabashi Way, Unit 1
Burlington, ON L7M 5A5
 
View Google Map
Intersection Appleby Line and Upper Middle Rd
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Agency and Service Names
Alternate Name ODSP
Former Name Central Region
Agency Information
Legal Status (30) Provincial Government
Funding Provincial - Ministry of Community and Social Services
Description and Service Details
Description (Service) A program that is designed to meet the unique needs of people with disabilities and their families who are in financial need, or who want to work and need support.  
 
The program has two components:  
 
Income Support 
* provides financial assistance and other benefits to eligible people with disabilities and their families including: accommodation, basic living expenses, prescription drugs and basic dental care 
 
Employment Support 
* job placement assistance and job retention supports to people with disabilities to help overcome barriers to employment 
* can arrange for a community service provider to deliver services to the individual or to work with their employer to resolve problems arising due to disabilities 
 
Recipients may be eligible to receive additional benefits including:  
* eyeglasses 
* hearing aids 
* diabetic supplies 
* ostomy supplies 
* transportation to attend medical appointments 
* wheelchair repairs and batteries 
* employment start up benefit 
* extended health benefits 
 
Welfare Fraud Hotline 416-392-8980 -- to report allegations of fraudulent collection of Ontario Works and Ontario Disability Support Program assistance
Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-5 pm
Areas Served Halton Region
Eligibility Ages: 16 year(s) and up 
 
Income Support: residents of Ontario, 18 years and up, with a physical or mental disability that is expected to last one or more years, must be financially eligible  
 
Employment Support: a resident of Ontario, 16 years or up; with a disability that is expected to last one or more years, may qualify for employment support even if they are not eligible for income support
Application There are 2 ways to apply: 
* online, using the Online Application for Social Assistance
* by phone or in person, call or visit the ODSP office.
Languages English
Fees None
Categories and Classification
Service Categories Social Assistance Disability Programs Applications

Agency Overview


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