Ontario. Ministry of Community and Social Services

Site: Orillia

Service: Employment Supports

Description
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
Public Comments NEW LOCATION
Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-5 pm
Areas Served Midland ; Orillia ; Oro-Medonte ; Penetanguishene ; Ramara ; Severn ; Springwater ; Tay ; Tiny
Eligibility Ages: 16 year(s) and up 
 
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
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 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
Website www.mcss.gov.on.ca/en/mcss/programs/social/odsp/employment_support/ES_Eligibility.aspx
Mailing Address PO Box 98 
Orillia, ON L3V 6H9

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