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Contact Information
Office Phone 613-283-1165
Toll Free Phone 1-800-267-7911
TTY Phone 613-283-1256
Fax 613-283-1121
Website www.mcss.gov.on.ca
Address & Map
91 Cornelia Court W, Suite A7
Smiths Falls, ON K7A 5L3
 
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Physical Access Fully Accessible
Description & Services
Description (Service) Income Support : Support includes monthly financial assistance and benefits such as a drug card for prescribed drugs * mobility devices, batteries and repair * dental care * vision care benefit and hearing aids * health related benefits * extended health benefits Benefits also include assistive devices * guide dogs * utilities * Employment Start-Up Benefit * child care costs * Mandatory Special Necessities -- includes diabetic supplies, surgical supplies and dressings, transportation to medical treatment if cost exceeds $15 in a month  
 
Employment Support : Provides services to remove barriers to competitive employment and to assist people with disabilities to attain competitive employment. Employment Supports may include the following goods and services -- employment planning and preparation * skills training * job placement * self employment assistance * and adaptive technologies for training/employment. Program is voluntary to all persons with disabilities.
Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-5 pm
Areas Served Elizabethtown-Kitley ; Lanark County ; Leeds and Grenville United Counties ; Rideau Lakes
Eligibility Ages: 18 year(s) and up Income Support
Adults 18 years and over with a verified physical or mental disability expected to last a year or more * the disability must make it difficult to care for self, go into the community or work * must be resident of Ontario and be financially eligible * persons may also qualify if any of the following apply:
* in receipt of disability benefits under the Canada Pension Plan (CPP)
* 65 years and over and not eligible for Old Age Security (OAS)
* live in a psychiatric facility
* live in a facility under the Developmental Services Act or in a home under the Homes for Special Care Act
* are about to turn 18 and currently receive assistance for Children with Severe Disabilities Benefit (formerly Handicapped Children's Benefit)

Employment Support
Persons 16 years and over with a physical or mental disability expected to last a year or more * the disability must make it difficult to find or keep work * must be a resident of Ontario willing and able to work in Canada
Application To apply for ODSP you may apply on-line at ,https://www.mcss.gov.on.ca/en/mcss/programs/social/apply_online.aspx, call or visit www.ontario.ca/socialassistance 
 
To find the Ontario Works or Ontario Disability Support Program office that serves an address, click here. 
 
Interactive Voice Response (IVR) 1-800-808-2268 -- automated information and payment details, payment history, file status, etc
Languages English
Fees None
Other Details
Social Media Facebook Facebook: www.facebook.com/OntarioSocialServices/
Twitter Twitter: twitter.com/onsocialservice
YouTube YouTube: www.youtube.com/user/OntarioSocialService
Legal Status (30) Provincial Government
Funding Provincial
Date Updated 09 Oct 2018
Subjects
Service Categories Emergency Dental Care ~ Disability Benefit Recipients ; Hearing Augmentation Aids ~ Disability Benefit Recipients ; Medical Expense Assistance ~ Disability Benefit Recipients ; Mobility Aids ~ Disability Benefit Recipients ; Mortgage Payment Assistance ; Moving Expense Assistance ; Provincial/Territorial Social Assistance Disability Programs Applications ; Rent Payment Assistance ; Supportive Housing Expense Assistance ; Utility Assistance ~ Disability Benefit Recipients ; Vocational Rehabilitation

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