Ontario. Ministry of Children, Community and Social Services

Site: Chatham - Richmond St

Service: Ontario Disability Support Program

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Contact Information
Office Phone 519-352-5040
Toll Free Phone 1-800-265-2705
After Hours Phone After hours voice mail
TTY Phone 519-352-6008
Fax 519-352-2813
Website www.mcss.gov.on.ca/en/mcss/programs/social/odsp/em...
Description and Service Details
Description (Service) Helps people with disabilities who are in financial need pay for living expenses, like food and housing.  
 
The program provides eligible people with disabilities with:  
 
Income Support - helps people with disabilities who are in financial need pay for living expenses, like food and housing.  
Employment Supports - helps people with disabilities who can and want to work prepare for and find a job.  
 
If a person is receiving ODSP Income support, the individual and their family may be eligible to receive health benefits including prescription drugs, dental care, vision care, medical supplies, transportation to medical appointments.  
 
Extended Health Benefit If someone does not qualify for ODSP income support due to excess income from other sources, they may qualify for the Extended Health Benefit. It may help with the cost of prescription drugs, basic dental care, vision care, medical supplies, transportation to medical appointments, assistive devices including hearing aids.
Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-5 pm
Areas Served Chatham-Kent
Eligibility Ages: 18 year(s) and up 
 
A person may qualify if:  
*the individual lives in Ontario  
*is in financial need and meets financial eligibility guidelines  
*is found to be a "person with a disability" as defined under Ontario Disability Support Program Ac  
 
A person with a disability is someone who has substantial physical or mental impairment that:  
*is continuous or recurrent  
*is expected to last one year or more
Application Call local office to set up a meeting or to apply over the phone.  
 
Applicants apply online for Social Assistance. A screening section can tell potential applicants whether or not they might be eligible before they start the application process. Applicants having technical difficulties with the online application should use the “Help” function or contact Service Ontario at 1-800-267-8097.
Languages English ; French
Fees None ; N/A
Agency Information
Funding Provincial
Site Information
Located In Community Chatham
Address & Map
1023 Richmond St
Chatham, ON N7M 5K8
 
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Intersection Bloomfield Rd and Richmond St
Mailing Address PO Box 685 
Stn Main 
Chatham, ON N7M 5K8
Physical Access Fully Accessible ; Designated Parking; Ramp; Automatic Doors; Useable Entrance; Designated Washroom
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