OW & ODSP overpayments: Court decision confirms collection can be waived

A 2014 court decision means that you can ask Ontario Works (OW) or Ontario Disability Support Program (ODSP) to waive collection of part or all of your overpayment, in situations where collecting would be unfair or would cause you financial hardship. This fact sheet explains the court decision, what it means for people on OW or ODSP, and how to request an overpayment waiver.