Includes income assistance under Ontario Works (OW) – benefits available, eligibility, how to apply, how to appeal.
Some indicators of legal issues
What the clients may say:
- "My special diet allowance was cut off."
- "I got a letter from Ontario Works (OW) saying there was an overpayment on my benefits."
- "OW refuses to pay for the transportation I need to get to my medical appointments."
- "I got a letter from OW saying my benefits have been suspended."
Legal Services and Information
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