Social Assistance Rules About Couples

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Read this to learn about the rules that Ontario Works (OW) and the Ontario Disability Support Program (ODSP) use to know:

  • whether 2 adults who live together are spouses,
  • when 2 people who live together can apply as a couple for social assistance.

Read this fact sheet to know the social assistance rules about couples.

Dowload the fact sheet as pdf here here

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