Benefit and tax credit programs for child care, dental, education, employment, health, housing and legal aid.
Get help to pay for the care of your child under 12 years old.
You could get money back for activities like soccer, painting classes and music lessons for your child.
Your family could get up to $91.66 per child, per month or $1,100 per year for children under 18 years old.
Ontario Child Care Supplement for Working Families
A single parent could get up to $210 for each child under 7 years old, born prior to July 1, 2009.
If you are looking after a child in financial need and you are not the child’s legal caregiver, you may be able to get money on behalf of the child.
Dental care services such as oral exams, x-rays, fillings and extractions may be provided for free to ODSP recipients and their family.
If you receive Ontario Works, you and your family may be eligible for basic or emergency dental care at the discretion of your caseworker.
Children 17 years old and under, who do not have access to any form of dental coverage, may get regular dental services for free.
Find out if you’re eligible for 30% off your Ontario tuition.
How to apply for money that can help you pay for a college or university education.
A one-stop service that connects people looking for work with employers looking for workers.
Income and employment support to help people with disabilities and their families to live as independently as possible in their communities.
If you need it, Ontario Works may give you money to help cover the costs of your basic needs (e.g. food) and housing costs while helping you prepare for and find a job.
Skills training and financial support to help laid-off workers find work in high-demand occupations.
Find out if the cost of your prescription drugs are covered by the province.
Depending on your annual income, you may be able to have the ODB $100 annual deductible waived and have your co-payment reduced to $2 per prescription.
If you have high prescription drug costs and a low household income, you may be able to pay $2 or less for every prescription.
If you are 65+ years old, you could get up to $1,500 to help with the cost of making your home safer and more accessible.
You could get money to help with the cost of making your home and vehicle more accessible if you or your child has a disability that restricts mobility.
If you live in the North, you can get up to $139 for single people and $214 for families to help with higher home heating costs.
A 10% rebate (on the first 3,000 kWh used each month) on electricity bills to help families, farms and small businesses transition to a cleaner, modern power supply.
If you pay rent or property tax, you can get up to $963 to help with the sales tax on energy costs and property taxes. Seniors could get up to $1,097.
If you are 64+ years old and own a home, you could get up to $500 to help with the cost of property taxes.
Low to moderate income households, including those requiring support services, can apply for a rent-geared-to-income subsidy to help make housing affordable.
If you cannot afford to pay court or enforcement fees you can request a fee waiver that can be applied to most fees in civil and small claims court proceedings, and family law cases.
Access a range of legal services for low-income individuals.
You may have an opportunity to settle certain civil actions and estate matters outside of court in Toronto, Ottawa and Windsor with the help of a mediator.