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Ontario. Social Benefits Tribunal

Former Name Social Assistance Review Board
Location & Accessibility
Located In Community Toronto Downtown
Address & Map
655 Bay St, 14th Flr
Toronto, ON M7A 2A3
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Intersection Bay St and Dundas St W
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Parking Parking meters
Description and Services
Description (Service) Has jurisdiction to hear appeals regarding: the refusal to grant an assistance * the suspension or cancellation of an assistance * the reduction or the amount of an assistance, as set out in the Ontario Works Act
Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-5 pm
Areas Served Ontario
Eligibility Persons formerly or currently receiving financial assistance either through Ontario Works or the Ontario Disability Support Program and who wish to appeal a decision to suspend, cancel or reduce the amount of benefit.
Application Appeal forms available on the website or by calling 
Before filing an appeal, persons must request an internal review of the original decision. The local office that made the original decision will carry out the review. Persons have 30 days from the date they received the original decision to request an internal review, and 30 days after the request for internal review to appeal.
Languages English ; French ; Interpretive Services - available upon request
Fees None
Service Categories Provincial/Territorial Social Assistance Disability Programs Appeals/Complaints ; Provincial/Territorial Social Assistance Disability Programs Applications ; Provincial/Territorial Social Assistance Programs Appeals/Complaints ; Provincial/Territorial Social Assistance Programs Applications ; Welfare Rights Assistance
Waiting List Yes
Contact Information
Office Phone 416-326-0978
Toll Free Phone 1-800-753-3895
Fax 416-326-5135
Primary Contact Kim Danton, Executive Assistant to the Associate Chair
Primary Executive Alexandra Alvarado-Bowen, Registrar
Alternate Executive Sonja Bozovic-Oczak, Assistant Registrar
Other Details
Established 1998
Funding Provincial
Resources Website
Accreditation No

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