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Who Qualifies for ODSP – A Brief Summary

Who Qualifies for ODSP – A Brief Summary The Ontario Disability Support Program (ODSP) provides social assistance for adults with disabilities in financial need. It provides income and health benefits for those who qualify. This summary will outline the basics of qualifying for ODSP, we have a more...

ODSP asset limits – a brief summary

ODSP asset limits – a brief summary The Ontario Disability Support Program (ODSP) has a fairly complex set of guidelines that determine who is eligible for the program.  However, there are two basic areas that determine whether a person with a disability qualifies for ODSP from a financial perspective:...

Pandemic Supports and ODSP

Pandemic Supports and ODSP People with disabilities in Ontario feel they are getting the short end of the financial stick during the Covid-19 crisis. I can’t say I disagree with them. Hundreds of thousands of Ontarians with disabilities receive social assistance from the Ontario Disability...

Changing ODSP’s Definition of Disability Will Hurt

Changing ODSP’s Definition of Disability Will Hurt The Ontario Disability Support Program needs a serious overhaul.  Many things need to be changed.  But the program’s definition of disability is not one of them. Late last year, November 22nd, announced a few of the changes she and her government had in store for ODSP...