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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.

If you have personal property - including income - on a reserve, that property is exempt from tax under section 87 of the Indian Act. This exemption also applies to:

If you are looking after a child in financial need and you are not the child's birth or adoptive parent, you may be able to receive financial help. Temporary Care Assistance provides money to an adult on behalf of a child who:

This information is for individuals who used to receive the Ontario Disability Support Program (ODSP) Income Support.

If you are leaving ODSP for employment, you can continue to receive coverage unless or until your employer provides similar health benefits.

Transitional Health Benefits include:

This information is for individuals receiving Ontario Works or the Ontario Disability Support Program Income Support.

If you need to attend appointments for medical reasons, Ontario Works or Ontario Disability Support Program may cover these costs. This includes going to medical, rehabilitation, or counseling appointments.

The Trillium Drug Program (TDP) helps households who spend a large portion of their money on prescription drugs. It covers all drugs approved under the Ontario Drug Benefit (ODB) program.

Under the TDP, you will pay two different fees each year:

The University and College Entrance Preparation Program (UCEPP) provides financial support to First Nation and eligible Inuit students enrolled in university or college entrance programs to help them get the academic level required to enter a degree or diploma program.

Financial assistance may be provided for a maximum of one year of studies for:

The Veterans Affairs Canada (VAC) Death Benefit is paid to a spouse or common-law partner and dependent children if a Canadian Armed Forces has died as a result of a service-related injury or disease if the death was within 30 days after the injury occurred or the disease was contracted.

Veterans Benefits are available to assist veterans and their families after an injury, during transition from military to civilian life, and services to help veterans and their families throughout their lives.

The amount of financial assistance that may be available to you will vary depending on the type of veteran benefit.

This information is for individuals receiving Ontario Works or the Ontario Disability Support Program Income Support.

If you are receiving Ontario Works or Ontario Disability Support Program Income Support, you and your family could get help with vision care costs.

If you are injured or become ill because of your job, you could get insurance benefits. This is becasue Ontario’s Workplace Safety and Insurance Act covers most workers by law. 

Each claim is treated separately. You could receive: