What does ODSP include?

ODSP Health Benefits

When people think of ODSP (Ontario Disability Support Program), most think about the monthly payment – what about all of the other health and disability benefits that can help support someone living with a disability? In talking to some ODSP recipients, quite a few were unaware of the other health and disability benefits they can receive. 

Below is a list of additional benefits with more details found here:

  • Prescription drug coverage
  • Dental coverage
  • Vision coverage and glasses
  • Mandatory Special Necessities Benefit
  • Transportation for medical appointments and treatment
  • Pregnancy and Breastfeeding Nutritional Allowance
  • Coverage for assistive devices
  • Hearing aids and devices
  • Batteries and repairs for mobility devices
  • Special Diet Allowance
  • Guide Dog Benefit
  • Health benefits for people leaving ODSP
  • Extended Health Benefit
  • Transitional Health Benefit
In any event, with any questions, it is best to contact your case worker for additional help and support.


Other helpful links:

The Dealhack Canadian Persons With Disabilities Discount Guide

Non-Ministry ODSP Information

Ontario Social Assistance Office Finder



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