Ontario Works Special Supports Program

Ontario provincial program that provides health-related items to people receiving Ontario Works or Ontario Disability Support Program (ODSP) funding and people on low income.

Health related benefits include but are not limited to:

  • bathroom assistive devices
  • diabetic supplies
  • hearing aids and batteries
  • hospital beds and mattresses
  • custom foot orthotics and orthopaedic footwear
  • medical taxi transportation
  • eye glasses
  • adult day programs and respite
Organizations that offer this Service
Ontario Ministry of Children, Community, and Social Services
Sites that offer this Service
Ontario Works Mountain Office
Sunday:
Closed

Monday:
8:30-16:30

Tuesday:
8:30-16:30

Wednesday:
8:30-16:30

Thursday:
8:30-16:30

Friday:
8:30-16:30

Saturday:
Closed

Fax Number: 905-546-2476
Website: www.hamilton.ca

1550 Upper James St
Hamilton, ON
L9B 2L6

Eligibility

Open to recipients of Ontario Works (OW) and Ontario Disability Support Program (ODSP) and people on a low income who are 18 years of age or older and are residents of Ontario.

Areas Served
Hamilton
Ontario
Fees
Fee
Program
5% user fee for low-income clients
Languages
English
French
Application Instructions

For Ontario Works (OW) and Ontario Disability Support Program (ODSP) recipients, discuss needs with existing case manager (OW: 905-546-4800, ODSP: 905-521-7280).

For applications who are not OW or ODSP recipients, an application form is completed to determine individual or family eligibility. Mail to Ontario Works Mountain Office or drop the form off at Central or Mountain office. A friend, family member, or advocate may assist in completing the application process. Applicants will be asked about: income including CPP, OAS, pension, and other earnings; assets including cash, bank accounts, RRSPs, stocks, bonds, and secondary property; living expenses including rent/mortgage, utilities; and the cost of the special support item.

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Last Full Update
April 7, 2021