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Income assistance problems – Other help

Complaints

You can complain to your Member of Provincial Parliament (MPP) about problems with Ontario Disability Support Program (ODSP), Ontario Works (OW) and the Workplace Safety and Insurance Board (WSIB):

The Ontario Ombudsman also looks into complaints about ODSP, OW and WSIB.

You can complain to your federal Member of Parliament about problems with the Canada Child Benefit, Employment Insurance, Canada Pension Plan, Guaranteed Income Supplement or Disability Tax Credit:

Financial assistance and food banks

Counselling Services

  • Open Line, Open Mind: crisis line, access to counselling services, open 24/7, 613-310-OPEN (6736)
  • Resolve Counselling Services: offers individual and family counselling and community services, as well as credit counselling 1-800-379-5556.

Disability Tax Credit - What it is and how to apply

See our Disability Tax Credit Tip Sheet for more information.

ServiceCanada – Benefits for Indigenous people

ServiceCanada has information about benefits and programs for Indigenous people, including education and training, income assistance and more.