Ontario. Ministry of Community and Social Services

Ontario Disability Support Program, Employment Supports, Brampton Office

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Record #: CDR0360 Last Modified: 29 Sep 2014 Last Full Update: 29 Sep 2014
Record Details
Social MediaWebsite Website: www.mcss.gov.on.ca/en/mcss/programs/social/odsp/employment_support/index.aspx
SOCIAL_MEDIA_ICONWebsite
Description & Services
Alternate NameEmployment Supports ; ODSP
DescriptionEmployment 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
DatesYear round
Areas ServedBrampton ; Caledon
EligibilityAges: 16 year(s) and up 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)
FeesNone
LanguagesEnglish ; French
Contact Information
Address370 Main Street N, Unit 2
Brampton, ON L6V 4A4
 
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AccessibilityFully Accessible
Office Phone905-460-5025
Fax905-455-8900
TTY Phone905 460-2590 
Toll Free Phone1 877 466-5025
Websitewww.mcss.gov.on.ca/en/mcss/programs/social/odsp/employment_support/index.aspx
Other Details
FundingProvincial
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