Ontario. Ministry of Children, Community and Social Services

Service: Ontario Disability Support Program, Barrie - 34 Simcoe St

Record #: BAR1017
Last Modified: 27 Nov 2023
Last Full Update: 07 Feb 2023


Description (Service) Program is intended to meet the needs of people with disabilities and help them to become more independent
  • provides financial assistance to people with disabilities
  • amount of benefit depends on size of family, shelter costs, income, and assets
  • for questions about the status of an ODSP application, contact local ODSP office at 705-737-1311 or 1-800-461-7551
  • To report Welfare (Ontario Works) or ODSP misuse or fraud call 1-800-394-7867

Service Details

Public Comments
  • Since Jan 1 2017 Child support payments are now fully exempt from social assistance benefit calculations and clients are no longer required to pursue child support as a condition of eligibility for social assistance
  • Family Benefits and Mother's Allowance programs no longer exist
  • people needing social assistance, including sole support parents, must apply to Ontario Works (OW)
  • residents of Springwater Twp and Oro-Medonte Twp who are applying for Ontario Disability Support Program must apply to Ministry of Community and Social Services, 425 West Street North, Unit 8, Orillia
Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-5 pm
Areas Served Adjala-Tosorontio ; Barrie ; Bradford West Gwillimbury ; Clearview (Simcoe County) ; Collingwood ; Essa ; Innisfil ; New Tecumseth ; Wasaga Beach
  • Age Requirements: 18 year(s) and up
  • Young Adults
  • Adults
  • resident of Ontario
  • verified physical or mental disability that is expected to last a year or more
  • disability must make it difficult for applicant to care for him/herself, go into the community or to work

  • Application form and interview as well as a disability and financial assessment
  • those in immediate financial need should call directly to the Ontario Works office, 705-722-3132
Languages English, French - Website, Interpretation
Fees None

Address and Location

Located In Community Barrie
Address & Map
34 Simcoe St
2nd Flr
Barrie, ON
Canada L4N 6T4
Intersection Mary St and Simcoe St
Physical Access Fully Accessible

Contact Information

Office Phone 705-737-1311 ; Interactive Voice Response (IVR): 1-800-808-2268, use to verify status of ODSP
Toll Free Phone 1-800-461-7551
TTY Phone 705-737-9601
Fax 705-737-4197
Website www.mcss.gov.on.ca/en/mcss/programs/social/odsp/index.aspx
Primary Contact Gord Spoljarich, Ontario Disability Support Program Manager; Phone: 705-727-5600; Email: Gord.spoljarich@ontario.ca

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