Legal Information - Ontario Disability Support Program (ODSP) - Links

ARCH Disability Law Centre - a specialty legal clinic dedicated to persons with disabilities.

Your Legal Rights:

CLEO - "On the Radar" article - about Canada Child Benefit


CLEO - Webinar - Migrant Workers and Access to Social Benefits in Ontario - Recorded June 18, 2015


Community Care Access Centre (CCAC) (Serving South Eastern Ontario) - access centres are local organizations from the Ministry of Health and Long-term Care providing access to government-funded home and community services, and long-term care homes.

Community Care for South Hastings - a non-profit agency for seniors and adults with physical disabilities.


Community Legal Education Ontario (CLEO) - Publications available online on disability. 

Their Social Assistance page has pamphlets on:

Drug Card Information Sheet - ODSP/OW recipients no longer receive a paper drug card as it is now paperless. See the Information sheet for details or view this Q & A sheet.


Hastings and Prince Edward Counties Health Unit - serves the County of Prince Edward, Hastings County, Quinte West from offices in Trenton, Picton, Madoc, Bancroft and Belleville. 


Henson Trusts Handbook - booklet is for families who want to help support a relative who receives ODSP.


HIV and AIDS Legal Clinic of Ontario (HALCO) - specialty clinic for people living with HIV/AIDS


Income Security and Advocacy Centre (ISAC) - specialty clinic, works with and on behalf of low income communities in Ontario to address issues of income security and poverty.  

Ministry of Community and Social Services - Links to helpful resources for social assistance recipients


ODSP Action Coalition - They undertake campaigns and activities designed to raise awareness of issues affecting persons in receipt of Ontario Disability Support Program ("ODSP") benefits.


Registered Disability Savings Plan (RDSP) - savings plan specifically for people with disabilities, see also, more information about how RDSPs may affect social assistance on the Ministry of Community and Social Services website.  Information is also available on Revenue Canada's site.


SouthEast Health Line - links to health care services for residents of Southeast Ontario - includes links to a variety of services and facilities for disabled persons or those with special needs looking to stay independent and in their homes as long as possible



Home Repair - Funds available from CMHC and LIEN:

  • A full list of all affordable housing programs in Ontario is listed here.

  • For information on the Low Income Energy Network (LIEN) visit our tenant Maintenance and Repair page.


Tax Credits


Disability Tax Credits page - for details on how to apply for the Disability Tax Credit, and information on setting up a Registered Disability Savings Plan


Income Tax Preparation page - For information on help with income tax preparation.


Property Tax page - for details on property tax credits for disabled residents living in Belleville, Quinte West or Prince Edward County. 



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