Record #: ORI0826
Last Modified: 27 Nov 2023
Last Full Update: 14 Feb 2020


Description (Service) The Employment Supports Program of the Ontario Disability Support Program (ODSP) is designed to assist people to overcome (reduce or eliminate) substantial disability related barriers to seek and/or maintain competitive employment and can help people find and keep a job, or advance their career.

Eligible participants may receive assistance to access goods and services which could include things such as:
  • employment planning assistance
  • training
  • technical aids ranging from mobility devices and reading aids to adapted computers and the training to use them
  • interpreter
  • reader
  • and note taker

Service Details

Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-5 pm
Areas Served Midland ; Orillia ; Oro-Medonte ; Penetanguishene ; Ramara ; Severn ; Springwater ; Tay ; Tiny
Eligibility Ontario resident, legally allowed to work in Canada, have a substantial physical or mental disability that is expected to last a year or more, and makes it hard for you to find or keep a job

You don't have to be receiving income support from ODSP to be eligible for employment supports

Age Requirements: 16 year(s) and up
Application You can print out the application package using the links below, or call/visit your local ODSP office to request a package and get more information about specific services where you live.

The application package contains these forms:
  • Application for Employment Supports
  • Verification of Disability/Impairment
If you are already receiving ODSP income support, you do not need to complete the Verification of Disability/Impairment form.

If you are not receiving ODSP income support, the Verification of Disability/Impairment form must be completed by an approved, health care professional who can describe your disability/impairment and explain how it impacts your ability to find and keep work.

You must sign the Consent to Release Medical Information section included in this form, before taking it to an approved healthcare professional.
Languages English; French - Reception, Website, Interpretation, Programs, Publications
Fees None

Address and Location

Located In Community Orillia
Address & Map
Fittons Plaza, 425 West St N
Unit 8
Orillia, ON
Canada L3V 7R2
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Intersection Memorial Ave and Hwy 12
Physical Access Fully Accessible

Contact Information

Office Phone 705-325-7408
Toll Free Phone 1-800-565-9871
TTY Phone 705-325-3887
Fax 705-325-0443
Mailing Address 425 West St N 
Orillia, ON 

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