Ontario. Ministry of Community and Social Services. Orillia Office

Income and Employment Supports, Employment Supports

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Record #: ORI0826 Last Modified: 25 Nov 2013 Last Full Update: 18 Jan 2013
Office Phone705-325-7408
TTY Phone705-325-3887
Toll Free Phone1-800-565-9871
Primary ContactLynda Porteus, Manager
Location Information
AddressMCSS, Cottage C, 2nd flr
700 Memorial Ave
Orillia, ON
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IntersectionMemorial Ave and Hwy 12
AccessibilityFully Accessible
Mailing AddressPO Box 98 
Orillia, ON L3V 6H9
Description and Subjects
Former Name(s)Ontario. Ministry of Community, Family and Children's Services. Orillia Office
DescriptionThe Employment Support Program component 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.  
Eligible participants may receive assistance to access goods and services which could include things such as employment planning assistance (could include training); technical aids ranging from mobility devices and reading aids to adapted computers and the training to use them; interpreter, reader, note taker and intervenor services; transportation assistance while training for a job.
SubjectsCounselling ; Disability benefits ; Employment ; Vocational training
Service CategoriesComprehensive Job Assistance Centres
Service Details
HoursMon-Fri 8:30 am-5 pm
DatesYear round
Areas ServedOrillia ; Oro-Medonte ; Ramara ; Severn ; Springwater ; Tay ; Tiny
EligibilityAges: 18 year(s) and up 
18 yrs and up with a physical or mental disability that is expected to last a year or more that makes it difficult to find or keep a job; willing and able to work; living in Ontario; able to work in Canada; ODSP recipient; may be eligible if not receiving ODSP; not receiving disability or rehabilitation benefits from other public or private sources
ApplicationApply at ODSP office or online www.ontario.ca/socialassistance
LanguagesEnglish ; French
Legal Status(30) Provincial Government