Removal of home repairs benefits from OW and ODSP

June 11, 2012

For recipients of Ontario Works or Ontario Disability Support Program (ODSP), a regulation change has been made for the removal of the home repairs benefits from social assistance. If you are in need of repairs to your home, applications will only be accepted for these benefits up to June 30, 2012.

Be sure to get your application completed (in writing) as soon as possible. For further details you can call Ontario Works/O.D.S.P. directly or contact your local legal clinic.

You can also find the policy directives on the Ministry of Community & Social Services Website at