I was on ODSP years ago and have returned to it. I got lucky and was able to go under my first filing of years ago. I got a letter stating that I was accepted and received my monthly payments to include all the extra's of special diet and transportation.
Then this month after four months of inputing a new file because and OW said I had to do it that I was under assessment to see if I qualify.
Firstly over the years I have worked and collected EI and at times collected OW. No one told me that I could be placed back on ODSP immediately seeing how my medical condition had got worse. Now that I have received this letter after doing another form to file ODSP that I am told to continue to collect the funds and that they will let me know if I still qualify to collect these funds.
I live in Toronto in basement suite due to cost of renting and I want to move closer to my family in Hamilton and wonder if I move before they make there decision with this effect how they handle my file?
Also, if I move to Hamilton from Toronto I wonder if my monthly payments will change? I understand that the transportation portion will reflect the cost of transportation in Hamilton and it will go down but I wonder if my the rest of my cheque will go down.
I want to be able to budget so that I know that I can afford to this move. With this will I have to beg to do this? Hope someone can help me here.
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