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Financial Planning ->Government Benefits - Ontario

Ontario government benefits, programs and services

Government of Ontario

For congratulatory messages from the Prime Minister, Governor General, or Her Majesty the Queen see Government Benefits - Canada.

Ministry of Consumer Services - Consumer Protection

Learn your rights as a consumer, and how to protect yourself.

Home and Community - includes
bullet Getting married
bullet Death and bereavement
bullet Register a birth
bullet Licensed child care
bullet Poverty reduction programs and services
bullet Housing

 

Homeowners

HVAC Incentive

Receive up to $650 when replacing your old central heating and cooling systems with the saveONenergy HEATING & COOLING INCENTIVE.  Incentives for installations of eligible equipment completed in 2012 must be submitted no later than Feb 2, 2013.

Housing and Property

This page offers links to a variety of services and information related to housing and property, including affordable housing, and help for landlords and tenants.

Land transfer tax refund of up to $2,000 for first-time home buyers

Refunds and Rebates available to residents of Ontario

Ontario Trillium Benefit

 

Health Care

Drug Benefit Program

Covers most of the cost of prescription drugs for eligible Ontario residents.

Trillium Drug Program (TDP)

For Ontario residents who have high prescription drug costs in relation to net income.

Ontario Health Insurance Program (OHIP)

Northern Health Travel Grant Program

Defray transportation costs for eligible Northern residents.

Children and families

Child and family benefits provided by federal and provincial/territorial governments

 

Disabled

Disability Support Program

Financial assistance (for ages 18+) or help with employment (for ages 16+).

Ontario Community Support Association (OSCA)

Member organizations provide not-for-profit health and social services that help people with a disability, illness or limitation due to aging to live at home in their own communities.  See also Home & Community Support website.

 

Seniors

Elder Abuse - learn the signs and how to get help

Ontario Seniors

Ontario Seniors' Secretariat

Financial Assistance for Seniors

Guaranteed Annual Income System for Seniors 65 and older.

Ontario Community Support Association (OSCA)

Member organizations provide not-for-profit health and social services that help people with a disability, illness or limitation due to aging to live at home in their own communities.  See also Home & Community Support website.

 

Students

Education and training

Ontario Student Assistance Program

Canada Benefits information for students

Choose your province or territory to see financial aid, bursary and scholarship and other information for students.

 

Revised: March 10, 2014

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