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This tool includes federal, Ontario, and some City of Toronto benefits. Benefits for other provinces and municipalities are not currently listed.

Emergency Energy Fund (EEF) is available for Toronto residents living on a low income, regardless of their immigration status in Canada.

They must not receive social assistance and have energy-related emergencies to reconnect, prevent disconnection, or need help paying for energy arrears for hydro, gas, or oil services.

Employers' Long-Term Disability (LTD) Insurance Benefits helps protect your income if you get a disability and can't work for an extended or long period of time. 

These benefits generally begin when the following benefits end:

Employment Insurance (EI) provides Compassionate Care Benefits to those who have to take time away from work to provide care or support an injured or gravely ill person who is at risk of dying.

You can receive benefits during the 52 weeks following the date the person is certified by a medical doctor/nurse practitioner to be critically ill, injured, or in need of end-of-life care.

The Family Supplement is a feature of Employment Insurance (EI) that gives more money to families with low income who have children. The Family Supplement rate is based on:

EI Maternity benefits are for biological mothers, including surrogate mothers, who cannot work because they are pregnant or have recently given birth.

Employment Insurance (EI) gives short-term financial help to unemployed Canadians who have lost their job through no fault of their own (for example, due to shortage of work, seasonal layoffs, or mass layoffs), while they look for work or update their skills.

Employment Insurance (EI) provides sickness benefits to individuals who are unable to work because of sickness, injury, or quarantine.

For most people, the basic rate for calculating EI benefits is 55% of your average insurable weekly earnings, up to a maximum amount.

The Exceptional Access Program (EAP) helps patients pay for drugs that are not covered by the Ontario Drug Benefit (ODB) program.

You and your doctor or nurse practitioner can do a search to make sure the drug you need is covered through the EAP. 

This information is for individuals who used to receive Ontario Works or the Ontario Disability Support Program Income Support.

If you and your family have high health costs and no longer qualify for financial help from Ontario Works or Ontario Disability Support Program Income Support, Extended Health Benefits may be available to help you.

The Federal Excise Gasoline Tax Refund Program refunds a portion of the federal excise tax on gasoline used by people who have a permanent mobility impairment and cannot safely use public transportation, as certified by a qualified medical practitioner.