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Legal Topic: Other pensions and benefits
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Immigration Status and Social Assistance
Recorded June 23, 2021 – Misunderstandings exist about who is eligible for social assistance programs in Ontario and about consequences of receiving Ontario Works (OW) and Ontario Disability Support Program (ODSP). Undocumented people and those living with temporary status can be concerned about applying for benefits. And others need to know the rules about sponsoring relatives or being sponsored while receiving social assistance.
A Guide to Programs and Services for Seniors in Ontario
This resource has information about programs and services available to Ontario’s seniors. Topics covered include:
English, Français, Arabic, Chinese, Farsi/Persian, Gujarati, Italian, Korean, Polish, Portuguese, Punjabi, Russian, Spanish, Tamil, Urdu, Vietnamese
Registered Disability Savings Plan
This web site has information about the Registered Disability Savings Plan and addresses what the RDSP is, how to qualify for it, and where to get it.
Tax Credits and Benefits
This web site has information about the ways Ontarians can get their money back through tax credits and benefits, including the Ontario Children’s Activity Tax Credit, the Ontario Energy and Property Tax Credit, and the Senior Homeowners’ Property Tax Grant.
Retiring on a low income
This page contains information for Canadians on planning for retirement on a low income. It includes a kit of resources with an update page, and a link to a blog about financial literacy.
Services and supports for people labelled with an intellectual disability
ARCH Disability Law Centre and the South Asian Legal Clinic of Ontario (SALCO) have partnered to develop this factsheet for settlement and frontline workers. In question-and-answer form, the factsheet discusses services and supports that may be available through Developmental Services Ontario (DSO).
International Benefits – Application Forms for Canadian Benefits
This is a list of forms to use to apply for social security benefits covered by agreements between Canada and other countries. Canadians who have worked or lived abroad, or people outside Canada who have worked or lived in Canada, may be entitled to these benefits.