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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
Website www.mcss.gov.on.ca/en/mcss/programs/social/odsp
Primary Executive Erica Concordia, ODSP Program Manager; Phone: 519-822-7500 ext 231; Email: erica.concordia@ontario.ca
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 (Agency) Provincial social assistance program.
Description (Service) 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
Subjects
Service Categories Provincial/Territorial Government Departments ; Provincial/Territorial Social Assistance Disability Programs Applications