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Ontario. Ministry of Children, Community and Social Services

Site: Guelph Office

Service: Ontario Disability Support Program

Contact Information
Alternate Name ODSP
Former Name Ministry of Community and Social Services
Office Phone 519-822-7500
Toll Free Phone 1-800-567-2953
TTY Phone 519-822-1561
Fax 519-837-0789
Primary Executive Erica Concordia, ODSP Program Manager; Phone: 519-822-7500 ext 231; Email:
Site Location Guelph-University of Guelph Area
Located In Community Guelph
Address & Map
1 Stone Rd W, 1st Fl
Guelph, ON N1G 4Y2
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Intersection Gordon St and Stone Rd
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Description & Services
Description (Service) Social assistance program that helps people with disabilities who are in financial need to pay for living expenses, including food and housing.  
ODSP has two parts:  
* Income Support: financial assistance for people with disabilities 
* Employment Supports: helps people with disabilities who want to work prepare for and find a job
Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-5 pm
Areas Served Dufferin County ; Guelph ; Wellington County
Eligibility Income Support: Ontario resident 18 years and older, in financial need, and is found to be a person with a disability, as defined under the Ontario Disability Support Program Act  
Employment Support: Ontario resident 16 years and older, legally allowed to work in Canada, with a substantial physical or mental disability that is expected to last a year or more, and which makes it difficult to find or retain employment 
NOTE: client does not have to be on Income Support to be eligible
Application In person, by phone or online at Applying for ODSP Income Support * call or visit office to speak with a caseworker regarding eligibility and application process
Languages English ; Interpretive Services ; Interpreters can be arranged
Fees None
Other Details
Legal Status (30) Provincial Government
Funding Provincial
Service Categories Provincial/Territorial Government Departments ; Provincial/Territorial Social Assistance Disability Programs Applications