What to expect when applying for Guaranteed Income Supplement (GIS)

Many people mistakenly believe that if they can just keep their income below $17,699 that they will get the maximum monthly GIS.

Posted:
February 20, 2018
Article source:
MoneySense

ISAC's Media & Policy News: 12 February 2018

The Income Security Advocacy Centre's bulletin includes news, updates, reports, and events from Ontario, across Canada, and around the world.

Posted:
February 14, 2018
Article source:
Income Security Advocacy Centre (ISAC)

New and Revised CLEO Publications - February 13, 2018

CLEO is pleased to announce new or updated resources. All CLEO resources are provided free of charge. For a complete list of our publications, please visit www.cleo.on.ca.

Posted:
February 13, 2018
Article source:
CLEO (Community Legal Education Ontario/Éducation juridique communautaire Ontario)

Social Assistance Survey from the Ministry of Community and Social Services

The Ontario Ministry of Community and Social Services is asking you to complete their short survey on your experience with Ontario Disability Support Program (ODSP) or Ontario Works.

Posted:
February 06, 2018
Article source:
Ontario Ministry of Community and Social Services

ISAC's Media & Policy News: 2 February 2018

The Income Security Advocacy Centre's bulletin includes news, updates, reports, and events from Ontario, across Canada, and around the world.

Posted:
February 02, 2018
Article source:
Income Security Advocacy Centre (ISAC)

February 12: Legal Training on Human Rights & Ontario Disability Support Program

When: Monday, February 12, 2018, 10 a.m. - 1 p.m.

Where: The Exchange, 55 Healey Road, Unit 10, Bolton, Ontario, L7E 5A2

Registration and information: Numan Tarin, 905-819-1144 ext. 250 or email numan@peelmc.com.

Posted:
February 02, 2018
Article source:
Connecting Communities

Arts Grants now exempt in ODSP and OW

On December 13, 2017, the Ministry of Community and Social Services (MCSS) announced that, effective that day, arts grants are exempt as income and assets in both ODSP and OW.

Posted:
February 02, 2018
Article source:
Income Security Advocacy Centre (ISAC)

ISAC's Media & Policy News: 26 January 2018

The Income Security Advocacy Centre's bulletin includes news, updates, reports, and events from Ontario, across Canada, and around the world.

Posted:
January 29, 2018
Article source:
Income Security Advocacy Centre (ISAC)

Toronto collaborators repeat lessons of 'transformative' project to help people in poverty stop smoking

The Toronto version of the successful Ottawa project will start by this summer, and run for three years. Participants will be followed for a year.

Posted:
January 24, 2018
Article source:
Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC)

Liberal budget will contain funds to keep more Indigenous kids out of foster care: Philpott

The Indigenous child-welfare system remains "a humanitarian crisis," Jane Philpott told reporters on Tuesday.

Posted:
January 24, 2018
Article source:
The Globe and Mail