Resources - Vietnamese
This section of the Ministry of Children and Youth Services web site has information about the Ontario Child Benefit (OCB), a benefit for low-income families payable by the provincial government. Videos in English and French, and information sheets in many languages, explain what the OCB is and how to get it.
This Ontario Energy Board web site for consumers has information about energy contracts, gas and electricity bills, energy prices and rates, and the Low-Income Energy Assistance Program (LEAP).
This web site has information about the Canada Learning Bond, Canada Education Savings Grants, and Registered Education Savings Plans, which are intended to help parents save for their children's education after high school.
This online glossary has plain-language definitions of over 5,000 legal terms in seven languages. It contains criminal law terms, court-related terms, and street language heard in court describing drugs and arms. The glossary is for people involved in court or legal processes, including non-English speakers, and people not familiar with legal terms. Note: This resource may have information that is of interest to people in Ontario, but some of the terms it includes are relevant only to British Columbia.
These fact sheets describe the Workplace Safety and Insurance Board (WSIB) claims process and the benefits workers may receive. In addition to English and French, most of these fact sheets are available in Chinese, Greek, Italian, Polish, Portuguese, Punjabi, Russian, Spanish, Tamil, and Vietnamese. Titles include:
Appeal Time Limits
Benefits Reinstatement for Widows and Widowers who Remarried prior to April 1, 1985
Co-operation: A worker's obligation
Determining average earnings
Drug Benefit Program
Functional Abilities Form for Timely Return to Work
Future Economic Loss (FEL) Benefit
Injured Worker Outreach Services
Loss of Earnings (LOE) Benefit
Loss of Retirement Income Benefit
Non Economic Loss (NEL) Benefit
Ontario's workplace safety and insurance system
Pensions for workers with claims before January 2, 1990
Recurrences for workers with claims before January 2, 1990
Re-employing Injured Workers
Return to work mediation
Survivors' benefits basic information
Survivors' benefits financial payments
Temporary Supplements for workers with claims before
What does the law say about worker rights and obligations on workplace health and safety?
What workers should know about reporting workplace injuries and illnesses
This brochure explains tenants' rights related to leases and tenancy agreements, evictions, and repairs and maintenance. It includes information on guidelines for rent increases.
This manual explains the Residential Tenancies Act and includes information on the Landlord and Tenant Board, moving in, rent, repairs and maintenance, privacy, ending a tenancy, and evictions. Topics covered apply to tenants across Ontario but many of the resources listed are available only in the City of Toronto.
This guide describes the Ontario Human Rights Code and the Ontario Human Rights Tribunal and defines discrimination and harassment. It has information on what to do if someone has been discriminated against because of mental illness, including how to file a complaint with the Tribunal. It defines concepts such as indirect and constructive discrimination, accommodation, and undue hardship.
One of these fact sheets has information about human rights and the right to be free from discrimination. The other has information about the right to language interpretation services at Consent and Capacity Board hearings, Ontario Review Board hearings, Mental Health court, and in other situations.
This booklet suggests action steps to increase safety for women at risk of being abused by their partners. There are detailed instructions on creating an emergency escape plan. Also included is a section on children's safety planning.