Can I still get OW while I’m in the hospital?
Question & AnswerCan I still get OW while I’m in the hospital?
Get help if you have a problem with OW
Get help from a community legal clinic if Ontario Works (OW):
- says that you have an overpayment
- reduces your
- cuts off your financial assistance
Appealing a decision
If OW says you have an or cuts off or reduces your financial assistance, you may be able to appeal their decision.
Ask OW for the decision in writing right away.
To appeal, the first thing you have to do is write to the OW office that made the decision and ask for an .
After you ask for an internal review, you can appeal to the .
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.
The Tribunal isn’t part of OW. It has the power to make a different decision.