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I disagree with a decision about ODSP income support. What can I do about it?
Clear language definitions to common legal terms.
- refusing to give you income support
- reducing the amount of income support you get
- cutting off your income support
- saying that you have an overpayment
To appeal means that you ask the SBT to decide that the decision is wrong.
The SBT is not part of ODSP and has the power to make a different decision.
Asking for an internal review
Before you can appeal a decision about ODSP income support to the SBT, you must ask for an internal review of the decision. If the decision was that you’re not a person with a disability, you ask the Disability Adjudication Unit for an internal review. For other decisions, you ask your local ODSP office.
In an internal review, someone in the office that made the decision reviews it and decides whether or not to change it. This is a different person than the one who made the decision that you disagree with.