Increasing Support for People Receiving Social Assistance

Ontario has increased financial support for people receiving social assistance.  Social assistance rates were increased in the 2015 Budget, including:
 $25 more per month for single adults receiving Ontario Works who don’t have children, for a total monthly increase of $75 since 2013
 One per cent more for families receiving Ontario Works
 One per cent more for people with disabilities who access the Ontario Disability Support Program
 One per cent more for various other rates, including the Remote Communities Allowance and Assistance for Children with Severe Disabilities.
  For more information, visit the Ontario Newswroom Website.
Ontario Newsroom
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