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.