Service: Ontario Disability Support Program
|Record #: KGN3908||Last Full Update: 11 Apr 2018|
|Alternate Name||ODSP ; Ontario Disabilities Support Program|
|Former Name||Northern Frontenac Community Services Corporation|
|Location & Accessibility|
|Located In Community||Sharbot Lake|
|Address & Map|
|Intersection||Elizabeth St and Garrett St|
|Mailing Address||Box 250
Sharbot Lake, ON K0H 2P0
|Physical Access||Partially Accessible - First floor|
|Description and Services|
|Description (Service)||Outreach location for the delivery of the Ontario Disability Support Program (ODSP).
Provides financial and employment supports for persons with disabilities. Financial supports include income to support basic needs, shelter costs, drug and dental benefits, medical supplies and further benefits.
Employment Supports offers community-based employment services to obtain, and maintain competitive employment. Services can include: employment planning, job search supports and job retention services.
ODSP recipients can be employed and remain on ODSP; income changes would apply.
|Hours||Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm|
|Areas Served||Central Frontenac ; North Frontenac|
|Eligibility||Ages: 18 year(s) and up
Ontario residents 18 years and older with a disability that is expected to last a year or more and meet the existing criteria for income and/or employment support.
|Application||To apply for ODSP, call or visit ontario.ca/socialassistance
Applicants of income support must provide documentation of disability to the Disability Adjudication Unit, to determine if the application is eligible based on the 'limitations to daily living' criteria * financial eligibility is also reviewed on a regular basis
Applicants of employment support must provide some documentation to the ODSP Caseworker and verification of financial eligibility * applicants to Employment Supports do not have to be receiving Income Supports to be eligible
To find the Ontario Works or Ontario Disability Support Program office that serves an address, click here.
Interactive Voice Response (IVR) 1-800-808-2268 -- automated information and payment details, payment history, file status, etc
|Service Categories||Prejob Guidance ~ Disabilities Issues ; Provincial/Territorial Social Assistance Disability Programs Applications|
|Primary Contact||Joyce Lewis, Office Manager|
|Primary Executive||Steve Higgins, ODSP Manager, Ministry of Community and Social Services; Phone: 613-545-4560; Fax: 613-545-4550|
|Alternate Executive||Kim Jorgensen, ODSP Manager, Ministry of Community & Social Services; Phone: 613-545-4543; Fax: 613-545-4550|
|Print Material||Brochure * Pamphlets|