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What is ODSP Employment Supports?


ODSP Employment Supports provides employment-related goods and services to help people

with disabilities find and keep jobs.

To be eligible for ODSP Employment Supports, an applicant must:

  • live in Ontario
  • be 16 years of age or older
  • be legally allowed to work in Canada, and
  • either be receiving ODSP Income Support, or have a physical or mental disability that is

        expected to last a year or more and, as a result, makes it hard for you to find or keep a job.


There is no financial eligibility requirement for Employment Supports and a person does not need to be in

receipt of ODSP Income Support to receive Employment Supports. However, clients with a high taxable income

may be required to contribute towards the cost of their supports.


Employment Supports can:

  • provide job placement assitance and job retention supports to help people with disabilities prepare for,

        find and keep jobs, and advance their careers.

  • support people with disabilities who are starting their own business

  • help employers meet their business needs by providing supports to hire and retain employees

        with disabilities.


For More Information contact:


 NEW Thunder Bay                                              NEW Marathon                                           NEW Dryden                                                   

Christine Schiiler

ODSP Program Coordinator

(807) 473-3833

Jackie Clance

ODSP Program Coordinator

(807) 229-3223

Tammy Oliphant

ODSP Program Coordinator

(807) 223-4006



or Click Here for more information about the Employment Supports Program.