Ontario. Ministry of Community and Social Services

Ontario Disability Support Program, Income and Employment Supports, Mississauga Office

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Record #: BRA0138 Last Modified: 18 Nov 2014 Last Full Update: 18 Nov 2014
Record Details
Social MediaWebsite Website: www.mcss.gov.on.ca/en/mcss/programs/social/odsp/employment_support/index.aspx
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Description & Services
Alternate NameODSP; Employment Supports
DescriptionIncome support - helps people with disabilities who are in financial need pay for living expenses, like food and housing Employment supports - provides help preparing for, finding and keeping a job * on-the-job training * interpreter or intervenor services * transportation assistance * assistive devices and training to use them and other services *

Business start up - provides help developing and implementing a business plan * financial and budget training * marketing * mentoring * financial help towards the costs of business tools, equipment and supplies, licenses and certification * help getting work-related disability supports (such as assistive devices and technical equipment, interpreter, intervenor, reader and notetaker services)
HoursMon-Fri 8:30am-5pm
Areas ServedDufferin County ; Peel Region
EligibilityAges: 16 year(s) and up To be eligible for Income Support you must be 18 years of age or older * live in Ontario * be in financial need *be found to be a "person with a disability" as defined under the Ontario Disability Support Program Act To be eligible for Employment Supports, you must be 16yrs of age or older * be a resident of Ontario * be able to work in Canada *have a disability that is expected to last a year or more, and * have a disability that makes it hard for you to find or keep a job
If you are a student and you wish to work part-time while you are going to school, you may be eligible for Employment Supports
You do not have to be receiving financial assistance from the Ontario Disability Support Program to be eligible for Employment Supports * clients with a taxable income over $51,000 need to contribute toward the cost of their supports

You are not eligible for Employment Supports if you are eligible for or receiving disability or rehabilitation benefits from other public or private sources, or * receiving financial assistance from Ontario Works (Ontario Works provides employment assistance)
ApplicationContact local ODSP office or print out an application package (from the web site)
LanguagesEnglish ; French
Contact Information
Address4 Robert Speck Pkwy., 14th Flr
Mississauga, ON L4Z 1S1
 
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IntersectionHurontario Str. and Burnhamthorpe Road W
AccessibilityFully Accessible
Office Phone905-897-3100
Fax905 897-5129
TTY Phone905-897-3109
Toll Free Phone1-800-361-0897
Websitewww.mcss.gov.on.ca/en/mcss/programs/social/odsp/index.aspx
Other Details
Service Level(30) Provincial Government
Subjects
SubjectsAdults ; Computer training ; Developmental disabilities ; Disabilities ; Disability benefits ; Employment ; Interpretation ; Job search training ; Mental health centres ; Mobility aids ; Physical disabilities ; Physical rehabilitation ; Transportation ; Vocational rehabilitation ; Vocational training ; Young adults ; Youth