What can I do about an ODSP overpayment?

4. Get legal help

If the Ontario Disability Support Program (ODSP) says you owe them money, it's important to get legal help as soon as possible.

You can contact a community legal clinic.

Appealing ODSP’s decision

You may be able to appeal the decision about an to the .

But first you must ask ODSP for an of their decision. And you must do this within 30 days from the date you got the decision.

If you miss the deadline, you can still ask for an internal review. Do this as soon as you can.

You can use this letter-writing tool to ask for an internal review.

Explain why your request is late and ask for more time. If you can show that you have a good reason, you might still get an internal review.

Getting advice about your options

It's important to get legal advice about:

Getting help from a criminal lawyer

If ODSP thinks you're guilty of fraud and asks the police to look into this, talk to a criminal lawyer right away.

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