Judith Monteith‑Farrell MPP, Thunder Bay–Atikokan

Government of Ontario

ODSP & Ontario Works

Call or visit your local Ontario Works office for information regarding Ontario Works & Ontario Disability Support Program. You can find out your local office information by clicking this link.

You can also apply online for social assistance by clicking this link.

At the beginning of the application process, you will receive information about the Ontario Disability Support Program/Ontario Works. You will also be told which information and documents may be needed to complete the application process. You will need:

  • Health Card Number
  • Proof of Identity and Date of Birth
  • Employment History/Information
  • Income and Asset Statements
  • Shelter Costs
  • Status in Canada and Dependent Information

The application process is completed in person at your local ODSP/Ontario Works office. You will be required to complete and sign all necessary forms, including the application for assistance, and a participation agreement outlining the specific employment activities you may participate in. You will also need to provide any required information and documents.