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Is Ontario Works or ODSP giving extra help during COVID-19?

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Is Ontario Works or ODSP giving extra help during COVID-19?

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Is Ontario Works or ODSP giving extra help during COVID-19?
Reviewed: 
July 31, 2020
Answer

Ontario Works (OW) and the Ontario Disability Support Program (ODSP) are no longer giving people extra money related to COVID-19.

Between May and July 31, 2020, you could get an extra $100 to $200 to help with COVID-19 expenses. This benefit has now ended.

Other options

If you have had to stop working because of COVID-19, you may be eligible for the Canada Emergency Response Benefit (CERB). Read more in Who can get the Canada Emergency Response Benefit (CERB) and how do I apply?

And, you'll find a full list of government benefits in What benefits are available to help during COVID-19?

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