Can I be on OW if I’m not a permanent resident or citizen?
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4. Know what to do if you disagree with a decision
If Ontario Works (OW) refuses to give you , you may be able to appeal the decision.
How to appeal a decision about OW or ODSP
This flowchart explains what to do if you don't agree with a decision, how to ask for a review, and how the appeal process works.
Ask OW for the decision in writing right away.
To appeal, the first thing you have to do is write to the OW office and ask for an internal review.
After you have asked for an , you can appeal to the .
The Tribunal isn’t part of OW. It has the power to make a different decision.